TEDxGateway:Sofia Jannok:Singer of the people of wind & sun talks about rights to earth & freedom February 23, 2012
As a child of the indigenous Sami people, Sofia has been strongly influenced by
the powerful landscapes that surround her and the deep connection that her ancestors
have fostered through their traditional livelihoods which bond them to their land.
As a singer/songwriter, she has toured around the world performing her unique blend
of jazz and pop, fused with the Sami musical tradition of Yoik .
Concerned over the destructive impact of industry on the Northern lands
Sofia is a founding member of the Arvas Foundation- a group that seeks to
remind people that we only borrow earth for a short time and our task is to
preserve land and water for future generations.
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