Niko Valkeapää

Niko Valkeapää

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Niko Valkeapää is a Finnish-Saami singer/songwriter and vocalist. He has since 1990 been living in Kautokeino in the north of Norway. He is Godson of the late multitalented Nils Aslak Valkeapää. Niko has recorded new melodies to several of Nils Aslak's poems on his albums.He has also pointed out new directions and become a big influence and inspiration for a string of younger Saami artist.
Although Valkeapää is solidly anchored in the Sami tradition, his musical outings owe more to contemporary

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