2019 Invisible People Contemporary Dance Company created the dance and joik production Ájttega.
Premiere at Jokkmokk winter market
06/02/2020 arranged by Jokkmokks riksteaterförening och Riksteatern Norrbotten. The premiere was part of the Sámi national day celebration.
Supported by Kulturrådet, Sametinget, Samerådet, Scenkonst Sörmland, Sparbanken Nord, Kultur och Upplevelser i Jokkmokk samt Region Norrbotten.
Liv Aira, Marika Renhuvud, Elin Teilus
Lise Tapio Pittja & Gustaf Nygren
Ájttega, ”The ancestors” in lulesami language, is a dance and joik production that invites the audience to Sápmi. A performance based on the artists personal stories.
The Samis, a people that wants to preserve their land Sápmi, the nature to the future generations.
Ájttega is a performance that percents Sápmis culture in a new way, with respect for its history and tradition.
Jåhkågasska, Udtja, Eajra
Those who have walked
Those who now walk
A journey through the seasons
A culture we want to keep alive
Those who will walk
We walk together
A journey we now dance and joik
We walk to the land that gives life