Taiga reindeer husbandry

To preserve taiga reindeer husbandry. Round table in Ulan-Ude

June 23, 2015 • Alena Gerasimova
Ulan-Ude seminar

Participants of the round-table

June 18, Ulan-Ude, Russia. The Buryat State University hosted an international round table devoted to preservation and development of taiga reindeer husbandry. The seminar was organized by the Association of World Reindeer Herders (WRH) together with the Association of Northern Indigenous Peoples of Republic Buryatia and UArcitc EALAT Institute under the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (Norway).

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Nomadic Herders Project Meets With Dukha Herders, Mongolia

February 15, 2015 • Philip Burgess

After meeting with reindeer herding Dukha youth in Ulan Bator (see story and photos here) last week, Professor Svein Mathiesen and young Sami herder Issat Turi travelled to Northern Mongolia to meet with Dukha herders on the land to discuss the ongoing implementation of the Nomadic Herders project and heard from herders and their families at first hand why the future of herding peoples in the taiga is facing such difficulties.

We have just posted a new gallery of images from their visit to Dukha herders which you can view here.

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Nomadic Herders Dukha Meeting 2015


Reindeer herders in Southern Yakutia conduct negotiations with Evraz mining company

December 15, 2014 • Alena Gerasimova

bugatOn Monday, December 15th, public hearing on construction of mining plant “Timir”, which will be implemented by EVRAZ Company, was held in Neryungri (Southern Yakutia, Russia).

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