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Mathilde Magga

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Mathilde Magga

Mathilde Magga, a Sámi woman from Tromso in northern Norway, has spent the last five years studying in the Seattle area. She earned her BA at Pacific Lutheran University in 2020 and her MA in English literature with a focus on Indigenous literature from the University of Washington in 2022, and will continue there with her PhD in literature in 2023. She is working on a book project that she hopes to publish in both Norwegian and Northern Sámi.

Articles by Mathilde Magga

Two log cabins, one with a grass roof, in a field next to the water
I, Argus fin, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Sharing Stories: A Brief Introduction to Sámi Literary History
By Mathilde Magga
For Sámi literature to continue playing its essential role in our culture and to expand its benefits, we need more writers, readers, and translators, which is impossible without support—both financially and through the education system.