poetry & music from the north
Upcoming events with the Sámi poet, musician, actor and activist Niillas Holmberg.
Juolgevuođđu is the sixth book of poetry by Niillas, published by DAT in 2018. The book is also a major work of illustrations by the Saami artist Inga-Wiktoria Påve. Check her out here!
Roađđi is a poetry compilation by Niillas Holmberg and Inger-Mari Aikio, published in 2016. It is a trilingual edition: Sámi, Spanish and English.
Niillas' fifth collection of poems was published by DAT in July 2016. The book is written in Northern Sámi.
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The Way Back
Niillas’ fourth collection of poems was published by Francis Buotle Publishers in 2016. It is his first book in English.
-> Order here (approx. £10)
Jos itseni pelastan itseltäni
Niillas’ first collection of poems in Finnish was published by Palladium Kirjat in 2015. Illustrations by Hanna Lehikoinen.
-> Buy the book from Palladium Kirjat (approx. €12)
amas amas amasmuvvat
Niillas’ second book written in Northern Sámi, published by DAT in 2013. He was awarded the Saami Council’s literature prize 2014 with this collection. He was also nominated for the Nordic Council’s literature prize. Illustrations by Antti Väre.
så den fremmede ikke blir mer fremmed
A Norwegian translation of amas amas amasmuvvat, published in late 2015.
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Dego livččen oaidnán iežan
Niillas’ debut collection. Published in 2009 when he was 19 years old. Illustrations by Antti Väre.
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Jalkapohja is the newest poetry collection of Niillas in Finnish, published by Gummerus in 2019. The book is also a major work of illustrations by the Saami artist Inga-Wiktoria Påve.