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Niillas Holmberg
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Niillas Holmberg


Niillas Holmberg is a Saami poet, musician and scriptwriter. He has published seven books of poetry and has been translated into more than ten languages. As a musician he works as a vocalist, guitarist, composer and lyricist. Besides working solo he has performed with several bands e.g. YLVA, Niillas Holmberg & Roope Mäenpää, Nordic Namgar. He has also worked as an actor on theatre and TV.

Niillas is known as an upfront spokesman for Saami and indigenous rights to self-determination. He has been involved in several movements working against the oppression of indigenous peoples and exploitation of nature in traditional Saami areas.

Niillas lives in his native Ohcejohka (Utsjoki), Sápmi/Saamiland (occupied by Finland). 

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