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Nils-Aslak Valkeapää - Áillohaš

Here you will find minibiographies, commemorative words and other mention of the multiartist Nils-Aslak Valkeapää – Áillohaš.

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The poet

Nils-Aslak Valkeapää received his foremost recognition as an outstanding poet when he was awarded Nordic Council’s (Nordisk Råd’s) prize in 1991 for the book The Sun, My Father. Here you can read more about the poet Nils-Aslak Valkeapää.

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The pictorial artist

Nils-Aslak Valkeapää was known as a multimedia artist – that is, one who expressed himself through several art forms. Here you can read more about the pictorial artist Nils-Aslak Valkeapää.

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The musician and yoik composer

The older he became the more Nils-Aslak Valkeapää valued the traditional yoik. Here you can read more about the musician and yoik composer Nils-Aslak Valkeapää.

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Indigenous people’s philosophy

In addition to philosophy Nils-Aslak Valkeapää wrote essays. Here you can read more about the indigenous philosopher Nils-Aslak Valkeapää.

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The organizer, publisher and inspiration

Early in his career Nils-Aslak Valkeapää was concerned with the idea that Sámi artists should organize. Here you can read more about the organizer, publisher and inspiration Nils-Aslak Valkeapää.

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