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Jojk – Juoigan

Jojk

Directed by Maj-Lis Skaltje
Sweden, 2014
Documentary, Music

Synopsis

The verb “juoigat” is thought to be 4,000 years old and yoik singing is presumed to have existed for just as long. Although yoiking was once punishable by death, it has survived. By highlighting the history of yoik, the director also depicts Sámi history.

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Jojk – Juoigan Directed by Maj-Lis Skaltje