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Last weekend dozens of visitors in the Sokolniki Park have consumed delicious snakcs and soups made from reindeer meat and other delicacies of indigenous peoples of the North. The food expo was organized in the framework of the Arctic Council EALLU project about reindeer herding food culture. The main report on the project – the […]

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Author: Alena Gerasimova
Posted: May 2, 2017, 8:52 pm

A major seminar with youth from across the circumpolar North (Russia, Canada, US, Finland, Norway and Sweden) is getting underway in Kautokeino tomorrow February 1-3 at the Sami University of Applied Sciences. Organized under the auspices of the EALLU and RIEVDAN projects that both focus on traditional knowledge with an emphasis (especially EALLU) on traditional […]

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Author: Philip Burgess
Posted: January 31, 2017, 7:49 pm

On September 12, 2016 in the Indigenous Peoples Institute (IPI) in St Petersburg, Russia, the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry and the UArctic EALAT Institute is organizing a seminar on indigenous peoples’ traditional food, traditional food culture and traditional knowledge. The seminar is being organized under the umbrella of the RIEVDAN project and is entitled […]

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Author: Philip Burgess
Posted: September 6, 2016, 11:14 pm

You can now watch all the presentations (16 in all!), from the  seminar entitled “A Future Vision for the Reindeer Meat Industry: The role of new technologies and traditional knowledge”, on our YouTube channel. The event was presented by the Arctic Council SDWG project EALLU: FOOD and INDIGENOUS YOUTH, Nosegcher (EALLU Sakha), RIEVDAN: Two Ways of Knowing and the […]

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Author: Philip Burgess
Posted: June 14, 2016, 3:19 am

As part of the reindeer meat seminar being held in the Embassy of Norway (see here for details) and tomorrows celebrations of Norway’s national day (Syttende mai) a short film has been made outlining the Arctic Council EALLU project and the course (“Conservation of Biodiversity in an Indigenous Perspective”), held under the EALLU project recently in […]

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Author: Philip Burgess
Posted: May 16, 2016, 5:23 pm

Indigenous herders, herding organizations and business operators from the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the Yamal Nenets Autonomous Okrug, the Kola Peninsula and Finnmark in Norway have gathered in Moscow to participate in a seminar entitled “A Future Vision for the Reindeer Meat Industry: The role of new technologies and traditional knowledge” The event is presented by […]

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Author: Philip Burgess
Posted: May 16, 2016, 1:03 am

Zhigansk Reindeer herders from the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) visited Scandinavia in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Association of World Reindeer Herders From the history Exactly 25 years ago, in the autumn of 1990, a group of scientists and reindeer herders from Norway traveled to Russia, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), to meet with […]

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Author: Svetlana Avelova
Posted: September 30, 2015, 6:52 am

Every year, the Research Council of Norway brings research into the community over several days in an event called Forskningsdagene, where researchers are invited to share their research with the general public. Events are held nationwide and this year the theme is food. From their website, they note that food is not just food, but […]

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Author: Philip Burgess
Posted: September 20, 2015, 12:37 am
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