Kirsti Paltto

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Kirsti Paltto (born February 11, 1947 in Utsjoki, Finland) is a Sámi author who writes mainly in Northern Sámi. Her books have been translated into several languages, including Finnish, German, Norwegian, English, Inari Sámi and Hungarian. Paltto currently resides in Utsjoki.

Bibliography[edit]

Children's and young-adult books[edit]

  • Vilges geađgi (1980, illustrated by Tuula Mukka)
  • Go Ráhkun bođii Skáhpenjárgii (1982)
  • Golleozat. Sápmelaš álbmotmáidnasa vuođul (1984, illustrated by Merja Aletta Ranttila)
  • Dávggáš ja násti (1988, illustrated by Sigga-Marja Magga)
  • Divga (1990, illustrated by Mika Launis)
  • Urbi (1994)
  • Ája (2007), illustrated by Inghilda Tapio

Poetry[edit]

  • Riđđunjárga (1970)
  • Beaivváža bajásdánsun (1985)
  • Beštoriin (1997)

Fiction[edit]

  • Soagŋu (1971, short stories)
  • Risten (1981, short stories)
  • Guhtoset dearvan min bohccot (1987)
  • Guovtteoaivvat nisu (1989, short stories)
  • Guržo luottat (1991)
  • 256 golláža (1992)
  • Suoláduvvan (2001 short stories)
  • Násttit muohtagierragis (2007)

Plays[edit]

  • Liemmajoen Anni (Rovanniemi City Theater 1976)
  • Maahiset (radio play,YLE 1977)
  • Háhtežanáhkku (children's play, Puppet Theater Kuukkeli 1978)
  • Niilan porovaara, (radio play, YLE 1981)
  • Eatnanvulošája (children's radio play, Sámi Radio 1985)
  • Jiella (radio play, YLE 1990)
  • Dat ráhkesvuohta (Rávgos Theater 1994)
  • Gáiggonat (Rávgos Theater 1995)
  • Váimboustibat (Rávgos Theater 1996)
  • Girill von Dáktelus (Rávgos Theater 1999)
  • Boahtteáigái (Rávgoš Theater 2003)

Other literary works[edit]

  • Saamelaiset (pamphlet from 1973)
  • Savvon. Sámi Girječálliid Searvi antologiija (editor, 1983)
  • Aitmatov: Girjját beatnaga dievva (translated in co-operation with Eino Kuokkanen 1993)

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chronicle 1997". Retrieved 4 March 2008. 

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