in the summer and winter period; one was called 'ájtte'; it
is a store house on four pillars - where all sorts of equipment was stored.
The other type of store house was a 'njalla' - known in English as a 'bear cache';
a place designed to store food outdoors and prevent wolverines and other animals
from accessing it. The reindeer herding Saami storedreindeer meatfrom the autumn slaughteruntil theyreturned in theearly spring - but storehouses like these were used by other Saami groups as well. The Njalla often stands on only one pillar.
A tree trunk with carved steps ladder was used for both the types of store
houses. This was removed when the site was left...