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our team of huskies

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a unique dog-sled expedition to study the first victims of climate change


Thanks to the following for their support and involvement in helping to bring about the expedition:

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Authorised and supported by the RGS and IPY
Royal Geographical Society

International Polar Year 2007-2008
IPY number 1187

Also supported by:
PMM Charity Trust (reg. No. 283266)
The Ahad Foundation

Peter Adams (people and locations) European Photographer of the Year 2003:
Lars Anders Gyllenbjork (wildlife):
Pia Krowas (huskies):
Barry Lewis/Corbis (main Sámi image on home page)
Vincent Munier (snow owl image on "about the Sami" page)

Host Country Support
Matilda Burman (responsible for the Sámi content in national curricula, minority and foreign languages at the Norwegian Directorate of Education)
Ole Henrik Magga (Professor of Sámi languages, Head of the Eaalat Reindeer Project at the Sámi College, former Leader of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and first President of the Sámi Parliament in Norway)
Kristine Nystad (Researcher on Sámi youth problems, Prorector of the Sámi College Kautokeino)
Johan Mathis Turi (Secretary General, World Association of Reindeer-Herders)
Magne Ove Varsi (Director of the Resource Centre for the Rights of Indigenous People in Finnmark)

International support and ideas
Royal Geographical Society (Expeditions and Grants)
Dr Piers Vitebsky (Scott Polar Institute)
Dr Magnus Tannerfeldt (Swedish Polar Research Secretariat)

Professor Preben Munthe (University of Oslo)
David Shukman (BBC Environmental Correspondent)

Website design and internet services
Ali Musa at Mac Medicine: