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6 WRHC 2017




Johan Mathis Turi

Secretary General: Johan Mathis Turi (Association of World Reindeer Herders), Norway. A reindeer herder from Guovdageaidnu, Johan Mathis has been a long time board member of NBR/ NRL (the Sámi Reindeer Herders Assn. of Norway), a longtime board member of the Norwegian National Board of Reindeer Husbandry (Reindriftstyre), President for 8 years of the Assn. of World Reindeer Herders and is currently serving as Secretary General. He has been a leading figure in developing international cooperation between reindeer herders after the fall of the Berlin Wall. He divides his residence between Guovdageaidnu (Winter) and Oteren (near Tromsø) in Summer.


Elna Sara

Elna Sara

Congress Coordinator: Elna Sara has worked for the Association of World Reindeer Herders since its inception since 1997. From a reindeer herding family, she has worked in the field of international cooperation in reindeer husbandry since 1990. She worked for NBR-NRL, the Sámi Reindeer Herders Association of Norway for 15 years. She lives in Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino.


Visting address: Boaronjarga 1, Kautokeino                                                Telephone:  +47 7860 7670

Postal address:   P.O.Box 109, N-9521 Kautokeino, Norway                   Fax:  +47 7860 7671

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