Olga comes from an Eveny reindeer herding community in Northeast Siberia. She gained her doctorate degree from the University of Cambridge. She is an author of Narrating the Future in Siberia: Childhood, Adolescence and Autobiography among Eveny. Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Manchester, series editor, Studies in the Circumpolar North
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Journalism, University of British Columbia; Visiting Professor in Canadian Studies, Princeton University; author of How Climate Change Comes to Matter: The Communal Life of Facts
Youth leadership coordinator for the Standing Bear Indigenous Youth Leadership Program at the Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario, consulting just over 500 Indigenous youth from across North America on leadership, mental health, sport, and wellness.
The Principal Justice of the Tribal Supreme Court of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation, for which he has also served as a Councilman for over a decade. He is the Co-Chair of the Task Force on Federal Acknowledgment of the National Congress of American Indians and the General Secretary of the Alliance of Colonial Era Tribes.