EALLU Seminar Wraps Up in Salekhard, Yamal Nenets AO

November 8, 2016 • Philip BurgessBlog, EALLU, ICR/WRH, Projects

EALLU YouthToday the EALLU seminar entitled ‘Traditional Knowledge and Food Culture of Indigenous Peoples of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug: Towards a Safe and Sustainable Future’. The event was attended by students and youth, along with researchers, the ICR and WRH team and indigenous and political leaders from the Yamal Nenets Automous Okrug.

Content from the workshop will also feed into the EALLU Reindeer Herders Arctic Cookbook which will be delivered to the Arctic Council next year.

See meeting gallery below. Meeting programme is here.

EALLU: Reindeer Herding Youth, Adaptation to Climate Change and Food Culture is a project that has been endorsed by the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group at the end of the Canadian chairmanship in 2015. EALLU is a Sámi word that translates into English as ‘herd’ and the project builds on the earlier work of the science project EALÁT, and the Arctic Council SDWG projects EALÁT Information and EALLIN. The goal of the EALLU project is investigate reindeer herders’ food culture through the lens of traditional knowledge, adaptation to climate change and youth and EALLU will combine academic work, education, seminars, food culture across Eurasia.

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