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WRH and RAIPON meetings in reindeer herding areas of Norway

January 20, 2018 • Alena GerasimovaICR/WRHLeave a comment

Kautokeino, Norway. January 18, the Association of World Reindeer Herders (WRH) hosts their guests and friends from the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of te North (RAIPON) with the leader of delegation – president Grigory Ledkov. WRH Chair of the Board Mikhail Pogodaev and WRH secretary general Anders Oskal picked up Gregory Ledkov, Vladimir Klimov and Stepan Vanuito from RAIPON at the airport of Kittila. The program of the visit was organized by WRH and the Interational Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (ICR).  On their first day of visit guests were introduced to the slaughtering house Finnmarksrein (https://finnmarkrein.no). 

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2018 – the year of Reindeer Husbandry in the Nenets District of Russia

January 15, 2018 • Alena GerasimovaReindeer HerdersLeave a comment
The year of 2018 to be the year of Reindeer Husbandry in the Nenets Autonomous District (NAO)   – this was decided by the residents of the district, given the majority of their votes for this topic” – the acting governor of NAO, Alexander Tsybulsky, wrote on his social network account, while declaring his support for those who showed civic activity by taking part in the survey.     

Naming the theme of the coming year, The new NAO governor also mentioned the first person who had raised the issues of reindeer husbandry, it was Igor Ledkov, deputy chairman of the reindeer herding “Harp” Co., who died in an airсraft accident in the airport of Naryan-Mar.

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Xmas and New Year Greetings from ICR and WRH!

December 25, 2017 • Alena GerasimovaBlogLeave a comment

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Book on Arctic Indigenous Knowledge System of Evenki Reindeer Herders and Hunters

December 14, 2017 • Svetlana AvelovaBlogLeave a comment

This year Alexandra Lavrillier and Semen Gabyshev have published a book called An Arctic Indigenous Knowledge System of Landscape, Climate, and Human Interactions: Evenki Reindeer Herders and Hunters.

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November 23 – International EALLU-Rievdan seminar in Saint Petersburg

November 16, 2017 • Svetlana AvelovaBlog, EALLU, Projects, RIEVDANLeave a comment

Arctic Council EALLU workshop in cooperation with Rievdan project is going to be held on November 23 at the Institute of the Peoples of the North (IPN),  Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia.

VENUE:  The Institute of the Peoples of the North (IPN), Stachek street 30, room 104, conference-hall

 

See the seminar program below: 

EALLU- RIEVDAN seminar program. November 23.2017-8
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Finland has launched a reindeer warning app

November 9, 2017 • Svetlana AvelovaBlog, Challenges, ReindeerLeave a comment

Source: Arctic now

The app is free and available in Google Play, App Store and some vehicle navigation systems. With the alert online on your smartphone, you will receive real-time alerts of reindeer on the road when you are driving, or you can view live reindeer alerts on the map.

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SecNet International Workshop on Climate Change has started its work in Salekhard, Russia

November 1, 2017 • Alena GerasimovaICR/WRHLeave a comment

November 1,  Salekhard (Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Russia). 2nd Siberian Environmental Change Network (SecNet) Workshop has began, and will last until November 4. The seminar is organized by the Government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District and Tomsk State University with the support of the UK Science and Innovation Network and the British Embassy in Russia. Scientists from Russia, the UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland and the Czech Republic will participate in a seminar, organized by the Siberian Environmental Change Network (SecNet), in Salekhard (the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District), the region’s Department of Sciences and Innovations said on Wednesday.

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Jokkmokk Declaration

October 30, 2017 • Alena GerasimovaBlogLeave a comment

Now you can dowload the Jokkmokk Declaration from the last World Reindeer Herders Congress which was held in Sweden in August 2017

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I am a Young Reindeer Herder

September 24, 2017 • Alena GerasimovaBlogLeave a comment

The “Young Reindeer Herder” movement was initiated in 2015 in the Evenki village called Iengra, in Republic of Yakutia, Russia. The movement, which has an Evenki name – bi ilmakta ete’yechimni, encourages children to continue reindeer husbandry and also promotes delivering traditional knowledge from elders to youth.  One of the brightest achievements of the children’s movement is organizing  traditional children’s reindeer race, the number of participants of this competition is growing every year. The movement also attracts reindeer herding youth who study at the indigenous boarding school “Arctic” which is situated in Neryungri, Russia.

 22 – 23 of September the “Arctic” school has been celebrating the annual Bakaldin Festival (in Evenki language Bakaldin means meeting) and this year’s celebration was to honor reindeer.

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Mikhail Pogodaev from WRH attends Arctic Council SDWG meeting in Finland

September 23, 2017 • Alena GerasimovaEALLULeave a comment

Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) of the Arctic Council had just finished it regular meeting in Inari, Finland (Sept.21-22,2017 www.sdwg.org ). And reelected chair of the Board of the Association of World Reindeer Herders Mikhail Pogodaev has attended the meeting, where he has updated the SDWG members about the status of the EALLU:Arctic Indigenous Youth, Arctic Change and Food Culture project and received many positive feedbacks on the presentation. 

 

 

WRH Chair Mikhail Pogodaev at the Arctic Council SDWG meeting in Finland

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