Galina Angarova

Executive Director
Cultural Survival

Galina Angarova is a representative of the Ekhirit nation of the Buryat Peoples, a Russian Indigenous group. Galina is currently serving as the Executive Director of Cultural Survival, an Indigenous-led NGO and U.S. registered non-profit advocating for the rights of Indigenous Peoples. Galina comes to Cultural Survival after serving as a program officer at the Swift Foundation, and prior to that, as representative of the Indigenous Peoples’ Major Group at the UN. Previously, Galina was the Russia program director at Pacific Environment, where she organized direct actions against large resource extraction projects in Siberia and the Russian Far East.