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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


Ásahan ráđđeaddi­bálvalusa areála­áššiide

Ásahan ráđđeaddi­bálvalusa areála­áššiide

Source: Avvir

Boazodoallošiehtadusa 2022/2023 oktavuođas lea soabaduvvon álggahit ráđđeaddibálvalusa areálaáššiide.

Prošeakta galgá álgovuorus doaibmat golbma jagi, ja golbma olbmo leat virgáduvvon barggu čađahit.  Ráđđeaddibálvalus lea bagadeaddji boazoealáhussii. Prošeavtta fágajođiheaddji Isak Henrik Eira muitalii prošeavtta birra boazosápmelaččaide geat ledje čoahkkanan Norgga Boazosápmelaččaid Riikkasearvvi riikačoahkkimii Muoffies Nordlánddas.

June 27, 2022

New Rievdan Scientific Article is published

New Rievdan Scientific Article is published

Bridging traditional and scientific knowledge on reindeer meat smoking - a pilot study. A new scientific article from the Rievdan research project published in International Journal of Circum Polarhealth by Kia Krarup Hansen et al today.

May 20, 2022

ICR at the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd

ICR at the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd

The last days ICR visited the Reindeer House and the reindeer herd in the middle of the Highlands in Scotland, Elisabeth Smith and her family have been a part of the cooperation in World Reindeer Herders, already since 1993 in Tromsø.

May 19, 2022

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