Sapmi

Arctic Youth Ambassadors from Alaska visit Sapmi

January 20, 2019 • Alena Gerasimova

A group of young Alaskan people from the Arctic Youth Ambassadors had a trip to Norway, where they visited Kautokeino. They visited the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry and toured the Sámi University of Applied Sciences t where they met other Arctic youth, reindeer herders and discussed Arctic Environmental Changes and Cooperation. Exciting trip was continued with snowmobile ride to reindeer herd.

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WRH Council President’s visit to Sapmi

January 30, 2018 • Alena Gerasimova

Association of World Reindeer Herders and UiT rector Anne Husebekk in Tromso

Last week President of the Council of the Association of World Reindeer Herders (WRH), Sergey Khariuchi, had a visit to Sapmi. Sergey together with Nenets reindeer herder from Yamal and also WRH Board members, Mikhail Iar, participated in the Arctic Frontiers 2018 in Tromso, where they had meetings with the  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Norway, Teimuraz Ramishvili, rector of the University of Tromso, Anne Husebekk, representatives of the Parmanent Participants to the Arctic Council and others, to discuss different issues such as cooperation between reindeer herders from different countries, providing education for nomadic indigenous students etc..

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Sami herders in space rocket near miss / Esrangeraket slog ned nära samer

April 21, 2008 • Philip Burgess

The Local, Sweden Two Sami reindeer herders were narrowly missed by a falling space rocket launched from the Esrange space station in northern Sweden in the beginning of April. Saarivuoma Sami village has demanded that safety be improved.”It was lucky that the rocket did not fall on our heads. Otherwise we wouldn’t be sitting here,” said one of the reindeer herders, Per Ola Blind, to news agency TT.

En raket från rymdbasen Esrange slog ned nära två renskötare i början av april.
– Tur att man inte fick raketen i huvudet, säger en av renskötarna. Nu kräver Saarivuoma sameby att säkerheten förbättras

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