Anni-Kristiina Juuso (Northern Sami: Ánne Risten Juuso, born 4 May 1979, Ivalo, Finland) is a Sámi actress, who played the leading female role in the movies The Cuckoo and The Kautokeino Rebellion. She was awarded Russia's Best Actress award by both the movie academy and the press. Juuso has also received a State Movie Award, which was handed to her by Vladimir Putin. In addition to her acting career, Juuso works as a radio journalist for YLE Sámi Radio.
Anni-Kristiina Juuso studied at the Kallio Upper Secondary School of Performing Arts in Kallio, Helsinki. From 1998 to 1999, she studied theater at Lahti Folk High School in Lahti, Finland under the tutelage of Marietta Tevajärvi.
The Kautokeino Rebellion