Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges

May 31, 2012

Help Viktor save his cultural throat-singing heritage

meet Viktor!
meet Viktor!

Viktor is a seventeen-year-old throat-singing phenomenon. He's also a joyful ambassador for Altai culture, as he works with the children in the Ust Koksa district. To reach his full potential, Viktor needs our financial help -- for traditional instruments and performance costuming, as well as for training.

He'll be working at children's camps this summer (but as a volunteer, because the village kids have no money). But he really needs to get to Altai's biennial national cultural festival in July, to compare notes with other young throat-singers and to be coached by the few throat-singing elders.

Optimally, he needs recurring donations, so he can attend university next fall. Your donations have already helped one group of talented young people get their educations. Please invest now in Viktor -- the most promising of the next wave of kids.



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Altai Mir University

Shoreline, WA, United States

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Carol Hiltner

Seattle, Washington United States

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