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Risten Sokki

Portrait of author Risten Sokki
Photo credit: Davvi Girji

Risten Sokki

Risten Sokki (born 1954) is a Northern Sámi author from Kautokeino. Sokki made her debut with the bilingual poetry collection Bonán Bonán Soga Suonaid (Twisting Turning: The Sinews of Kinship) in 1996. The poetry collection was nominated for the Nordic Literary Prize (Sámi Language Region) in 1997.

Articles by Risten Sokki

A wolf sleeping in the snow
Christian Pietzsch, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons