Marit Hivand

1936 -

Finland

Marit Hivand is of Sami origin. She was born and grew up in the Finnish part of the Tana Valley, was married in Sør Varanger in Norway, is now a widow. Her collection Eallin Bálggis containing long, epic poems inspired by the narrative style of traditional Sami yoik songs was published in 1987.

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