Aslak Holmberg has for the past decade worked with Sámi and Indigenous issues through NGOs, the Sámi parliament in Finland, as well as through activism and the academia. He is currently the president of the Saami Council, which is the largest and oldest international Sámi Indigenous organisation, working in fields such as human rights, knowledge and environmental policy. Mr. Holmberg is a fisherman, teacher, and holds a master’s degree in Indigenous studies. Indigenous rights and knowledge are at the core of his work in various fields.