Assn of World Reindeer Herders /

Assn of World Reindeer Herders

Executive Board

Mikhail Pogodaev

Mikhail Pogodaev

Mikhail Pogodaev (Chair). Mikhail Pogodaev is Even, and was born in the reindeer herding village of Topolinoe, in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) where he was raised in a reindeer herding family. He has a Phd in Economics, and currently works in Yakutsk at the Northern Forum as Executive Director.


Inger Anita Smuk

Inger Anita Smuk

Inger Anita Smuk (Vice Chair). Inger Anita Smuk is a Sámi  reindeer herder from Unjárga/Nesseby in the East Finnmark region of Norway. Inger Anita has been an active member of the Association of World Reindeer Herders for many years.


Elena Walkeapää (Vice Chair)

Young Sami reindeer herder from Northern Sweden. 


Board members
Mr. Mikhail Iar, Russia
Ms. Alena Gerasimova, Russia
Mr. Battulga Solnoi, Mongolia
Mr. Per-Oula Juuso, Finland

 

 

 

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