Liudmila Nikanorova, Sakha woman born in Yakutsk (North-Eastern Siberia, Russia). Currently is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Religious Studies, the Arctic University of Norway (University of Tromsø). Member of the international research project “Indigenous religion(s). Local Grounds, Global Networks” (INREL).
Background: Integrated Master in History from the North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk. Master of Philosophy in Indigenous Studies from the University of Tromsø.
Research interests: indigenous religion(s), Sakha religion, indigenous revitalization, indigenous festivals, Sakha people, Sakha nationalism.