The team

Mats Blind-Berg

Also called Matti, owner of OFELAŠ. He is from this area with roots in Girjas Sami community, and active in Sami politics and the work of the community. Likes photography, when there is an opportunity for that.

Kerstin Nilsson

Kerstin is an owner of OFELAŠ and comes from this area. She is a qualified handicraft teacher from the beginning and educated in the Sami language, has also the “riding teacher 1” education. She has the roots in Leaváš  Sami community and also has reindeer there.

Jenny Jansson

Jenny is from Arboga and has been working here for quite many years, she also lives in Puoltsa. Has a tourism education and has been riding Icelandic horse for a long time. She has her own horse at the farm, Skriða, and a Finnish sami dog called Ira.

Sara Hansson

Sara grew up on a farm in south of Sweden and have always been close to animals and nature. She studied to be a nature guide at Umeå university. The autumn after that (2014) she started working here. Her dog is the black and white Border Collie Loka.

Henry Svonni

Henry came to us in the autumn 2018. He has his origin in Talma Sami community, north of the lake “Torneträsk”. Has a lot of interest in Sami political questions as well as animals and nature.