Finno Ugrians – Where Would They Be Without Reindeer?

June 30, 2008 • Philip BurgessReindeer

(Source – The Kremlin) Many Finno Ugric Peoples are reindeer herders – Sami, Komi, Khanty, Finns, Nenets, to name a few. While reindeer were not on the agenda at last weeks Finno Ugric Peoples congress in Khanty Mansisk last week, reindeer were not too far away..as seen in this picture with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Finnish President Tarja Halonen. Medvedev promised to visit to Finland in the near future – perhaps Reindeer will feature then?

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