EALLIN lea Buorre

EALLIN Lea Buorre! Short Video From Umeå Meeting

February 5, 2014 • Philip Burgess

A short video from the recent EALLIN workshop held in Umeå, Sweden.

EALLIN is the Arctic Council SDWG project about Reindeer Herding and Youth. EALLIN workshops took place in Russia (Kolymskoe, Saint-Petersburg, Yakutsk, Salekhard), Norway (Kautokeino), Sweden (Jokkmokk, Umeå), China (Aoluguya/Genhe, Inner Mongolia),  involving young reindeer herders, scientists and experts in the field of traditional knowledge, natural resources and environment, representatives of indigenous peoples, the executive and legislative authorities, NGOs and the media. The main purpose of the project is to maintain and further develop a sustainable reindeer husbandry in the Arctic, working towards a vision of creating a better life for circumpolar reindeer herdersThe project is working towards knowledge building and experience exchange in and between local reindeer herding societies in the Arctic, with the emphasis on youth.