On behalf of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin established a Fund to support indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East. This was told to the newspaper “Taimyr Telegraph” in the Association of indigenous peoples of the North (kmns), speaking on this initiative
The Fund will accumulate funds to Finance the activities of the Association. The money will also go to the representatives of these peoples could obtain legal assistance from highly qualified professionals.
According to the head of the Association of indigenous minorities of the North Gregory Styopa Ledkov, the Fund will “to implement large-scale projects aimed at the preservation and development of traditional lifestyle, language and culture”.
In addition to Federal and regional institutions, partners of the Fund will become an international organization dealing with the problems of peoples of the North.