16-20th August, 2017

Jåhkåmåhkke-Jokkmokk, Sweden

6th World Reindeer Herders was held in Jokkmokk, Sweden,  16-20 August 2017, and was hosted by Sáminuorra, Renägarförbundet, Svenska Samernas Riksförbund and Jokkmokk Municipality, together with Association of World Reindeer Herders. The Congress contained 3 parts: An official part, with the formulation of declarations, reports and elections; A professional part, focusing on important issues for sustainable reindeer husbandry; and a cultural part, with display of the unique cultural heritage and expressions of reindeer herding peoples.