The Indigenous Peoples` Secretariat (IPS) is an entity within the Arctic Council Secretariat with its own board and a designated budget and work plan. The main task for the IPS is to facilitate the participation of Indigenous Peoples' organizations (Aleut International Association, Arctic Athabaskan Council, Gwich’in Council International, Inuit Circumpolar Council, Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North and the Saami Council) in the work of the Arctic Council. The IPS has a staff of two people, one Executive secretary and one advisor.

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