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 works as a research assistant in the Faculty of Law, University of Lapland. She has previously participated in other research projects in the fields of law and technology and IPR. 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.