Dan Jåma, b. 1953, is a filmmaker and still photographer living in Luleå, in northern Sweden. He grew up in a reindeer-herding family in Norway. At the age of 23 he was employed at the Swedish National Television as a cinematographer. Nineteen years later he started to work as a freelancer to be able to work with still photography and to direct his own films.
Jåma also works part time as a teacher in television journalism at the Sámi University of Applied Sciences in Kautokeino, Norway. Dan has, since 2011, been chairman at the South Sámi Museum in Snåsa, Saemien Sijte, Norway. He is multitasking between filming documentaries all over the world and working with book projects in Sápmi. Dan is represented in RiddoDuottarMuseat, The Sámi Museum in Karasjok.
Leave No Trace
Video, 07:27 min., 2021. Still from video.
Persons on images:
– Ole Henrik Kappfjell (image 01)
– Eli Kappfjell (image 03)