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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

Virtual training program organized by WIPO will be held on December 6-16

Virtual training program organized by WIPO will be held on December 6-16

On December 6-16, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will organize a Virtual Training Program on Cultural Documentation and Intellectual Property Management for Indigenous Peoples from the Arctic Region.

December 1, 2021

6-16 декабря пройдет виртуальная программа обучения от ВОИС

6-16 декабря пройдет виртуальная программа обучения от ВОИС

6-16 декабря Всемирная организация интеллектуальной собственности (ВОИС) проведет Виртуальную программу обучения по документированию культуры и управлению интеллектуальной собственностью для коренных народов Арктического региона.

November 30, 2021

Reindeer Herders from Sápmi, Yamal and Yakutia will meet for the first time since the pandemic. Huge preparations in Yamal

Reindeer Herders from Sápmi, Yamal and Yakutia will meet for the first time since the pandemic. Huge preparations in Yamal

In the framework of the meeting, reindeer herders, Arctic indigenous youth and the Arctic Council SDWG EALLU project contributors will meet for the first time since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic and will have four intensive and rich days to work together

November 27, 2021

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