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Reindeer, People, Pastures

Welcome to the world of reindeer husbandry. A project of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry and the Association of World Reindeer Herders (Assn WRH). This site will take you on a circum-Arctic tour of reindeer and people, a connection that is strong, ancient and profound. From the New World reindeer herding in Alaska, all the way around Eurasia, Mongolia and northern China, the world of Reindeer husbandry encompasses a wide diversity of peoples, languages, landscapes and cultures.

However, the livelihood is in essence, practiced in remarkably similar ways, speaking to a bond between people and reindeer that holds much wisdom about how to survive and thrive in some of the most inhospitable places on Earth. Need a beginners guide to reindeer husbandry? Start Here

News

Sáminuorra turns 60

Sáminuorra turns 60

Sáminuorra is the Sámi national youth organization in the Swedish part of Sápmi. Their aim is to promote and protect the interests and rights of Sámi youth. Sáminuorra is engaged in Sámi, national and international politics and advances the interests of their members, creates meeting places for the youth of the Sámi people and works to create the best possible conditions for the future. The organisation was founded in 1963 and this year celebrates its 60-years since establishment. 

January 31, 2023

Reindeer Husbandry book presentation today in Tromso

Reindeer Husbandry book presentation today in Tromso

January 31, Tromso, Polaris Cinema Hall. Book on Reindeer Husbandry Adaptation to the Changing Arctic (Vol 1) will be presented. Speakers: prof Svein D. Mathiesen (ICR), PhD candidate and reindeer herder Ravdna B.M.E. Sara (Sami Allaskuvla), Margaret Deignan (Springer), Anders Oskal (ICR) and PhD candidate Kia K. Hansen (UiT)

January 31, 2023

Nomad Indigenous Foodlab presented reindeer dishes within the Ovddos seminar in Kautokeino

Nomad Indigenous Foodlab presented reindeer dishes within the Ovddos seminar in Kautokeino

Nomad Indigenous Foodlab presented reindeer dishes within the Ovddos seminar in Kautokeino 

January 26, 2023

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