Niillas Holmberg is a Sámi poet, novelist, scriptwriter and musician. An awarded cross-disciplinary artist, Holmberg interweaves his poetry readings with yoik vocals in a highly original way. Niillas is known as an upfront spokesman for Sámi and indigenous rights to self-determination. He has been involved in several movements against extractivism in Sámi areas. Niillas lives in Ohcejohka, Sámiland.