Jonna Häkkilä

Jonna Häkkilä (FI)
University of Lapland

Jonna Häkkilä is the Principal Investigator leading the project. She is professor for Industrial Design at the University of Lapland, Finland, and has led multiple projects at the cross section of technology and design. Her interests are in user-centric design, and in utilizing design and technology for connecting the past, present and future.

Maija Mäkikalli

Maija Mäkikalli (FI)
University of Lapland

Maija Mäkikalli is a cultural historian with focus on material culture and design. She has worked as a lecturer and researcher at the University of Lapland, Fine Arts and Culture Studies unit since 2004. In “Digital Access to the Sámi Cultural Heritage” Maija works as project manager.

Elina Luiro

Elina Luiro (FI)
University of Lapland

Elina Luiro is a designer at the University of Lapland, the Faculty of Art and Design. Her background is from industrial design (MoA), and she has worked several years for the private sector, inter alia, as an Art Director. In the Digital Access to the Sámi Cultural Heritage project Elina works as a graphical designer.

Iiris Kestilä

Iiris Kestilä (FI)
University of Lapland

Iiris Kestilä is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law, University of Lapland. Her research interests include legal theory and legal philosophy but also more practical issues such as research ethics. Previously she has been working with emerging technologies and intellectual property law. In the project she develops ethical guidelines for the usage of Sámi archive materials in cooperation with Sámi contributors.

Tuomo Toljamo

Tuomo Toljamo (FI)
University of Oulu

Tuomo Toljamo MSc (Tech) MA (English philology) is a digital humanist who is working as part of the Oulu team on the technical design and implementation of the search service that this project aims to develop. Alongside this, Tuomo is also working on a PhD thesis that explores the use of digital facsimiles in the context of digital scholarly editing.

Fatemeh Moradi

Fatemeh Moradi (SE)
Umeå University

Fatemeh Moradi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Informatics, Umeå University, Sweden. She is a  Ph.D. holder in the field of Human-Computer Interaction and is currently working in the Umeå team with the design of the interface of the digital archive. Fatemeh is involved in other projects within her department. Her research interest lies in the intersection of design between the physical object and digital entities and its impact.

Eeva-Kristiina Harlin

Eeva-Kristiina Harlin (FI)
Sámi Archives Finland

Eeva-Kristiina Harlin studies the repatriation politics of tangible Sámi heritage as a doctoral researcher at the University of Oulu, Giellagas Institute (institute for Saami Cultural Studies) in Finland. Earlier she has worked in Finnish and Norwegian Sámi museums and for example with surveys of Sámi collections in Nordic and European museums. At this project Eeva-Kristiina works as a planner with the practical surveys in European and Nordic archives.

Suvi King

Suvi King (FI)
Sámi Archives Finland

Suvi King works as an archivist at the Sámi archives in Inari, Finland. Her tasks are diverse and include information and customer service, collections, organizing, describing and PR. In this project her task is to offer expertise in the field of archiving and assist the project workers in the concerning questions.

Juha Heinonen

Juha Heinonen (FI)
National Archives Finland

Juha Heinonen is a Senior research officer at the National archives of Finland stationed in the Sámi Archives in Inari. In the project Juha works as a project leader in the Sámi Archives. His everyday work consists mostly of Interreg projects and working with the digital private archives.

Nils Johan Eira

Nils Johan Eira (NO)
Sámi Archives Norway

Nils Johan Eira, has a master degree in indigenous journalism at the Sámi University of Applied Science. He is a Sámi, has worked as a reindeer herder, television, news journalist, and develop a website for Sámi youths for Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, NRK Sápmi. His current position is project manager and adviser for The National Archives of Norway, Sámi archives department.

Linnea Öhlund (SE)
Umeå University

Linnea Öhlund is a master student within the Human computer interaction and social media program at Umeå University, Sweden.  With a bachelor in digital media production Linnea has an interest in both design and various digital aspects such as user testing and user experience. She is currently working in the Umeå team with the design of the interface and user testing of the digital archives.

Hanna Nordin (SE)
Umeå University

Hanna Nordin is currently doing her master’s in Human-Computer Interaction at Umeå University. With a bachelor’s degree in digital media production she has a special interest in graphic design and user experience. As a part of the Umeå team she is working with the design and interface part of the digital archive, particularly interested in how one can design a digital archive to store momentous stories.

Esa-Pekka Tuppi (FI)
University of Lapland

Esa-Pekka Tuppi is a research assistant at the University of Lapland, Faculty of Art and Design, and works as a graphics designer in the project. In addition, he is currently the president of the Student Union of the University of Lapland.

Matilda Kalving (FI)
University of Lapland

Matilda Kalving works as a research assistant at the University of Lapland, Faculty of Art and Design. Before starting her industrial design studies at the University of Lapland she worked with television and theatricallicensing and graphic design. In this project, she works on user centric design, usability testing, and pilots.

Johan Anders Paulsen (NO)
Sámi Archives Norway

I am a Sámi man with background in media and documentation science. I have worked several years in the service industry, with many years in one of Norway’s leading hotel chains. I have also worked as a technician on tour at Beaivváš Sámi Theater.
I am employed at Arkivverket – Sámi Arkiiva as a Higher Executive Officer, and I am currently assigned to this project, mainly to assist Nils Johan.