WRH Wins Vitus Bering Award

April 11, 2013 • Philip BurgessBlog, ICR/WRH

Vitus Bering AwardAt the 7th congress of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East (RAIPON) which took place in Salekhard, capital of the Yamal Nenets Autonomous Okrug during the  last week of March at which a new leader for RAIPON was elected (Gregory Ledkov) who took the helm over from Sergei Haruchi; the Association of World Reindeer Herders (WRH) was awarded the Vitus Bering award for promoting cooperation between indigenous peoples.

YASAVEY the indigenous peoples organisation of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug presented WRH with a letter stating their gratitude to WRH (see below)

The Vitus Bering Award Diploma and Medal awarded to WRH at the RAIPON Congress

The Vitus Bering Award Diploma and Medal awarded to WRH at the RAIPON Congress

Letter from YASAVEY congratulating WRH for their work

Letter from YASAVEY congratulating WRH for their work

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