Inger-Mari Aikio was born in 1961. She currently lives in Sápmi, Sámiland, North Finland. Poet, writer, translator and director and producer of documentary films and music videos. She worked as a journalist, radio host and reporter. She is the author of 12 books in Northern Sámi, eight of them poetry. Her poems have been translated into 15 different languages. She is the winner of Skábmagovat Film Award (2013), State Award for Children’s culture (2015) and Naji Naaman literary Creativity prize (2021).
Inger-Mari Aikio appears as part of Nordic Bridges 2022.