Success and failure of reindeer herding in Greenland

Cuyler, Christine (1999) Success and failure of reindeer herding in Greenland. Rangifer Report (3). pp. 81-92.

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Animal husbandry is a recent innovation in Greenland, specifically reindeer husbandry is less than 50 years old. Reindeer husbandry was first introduced to mid-west Greenland and later in southern Greenland. The Greenland hunter tradition and culture is, however, dominant in many communities.

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Additional Information: Article based on a lecture at the Nordic Conference on Reindeer Research, Kautokeino 13-15 March 1998 published by the Nordic Council for Reindeer Research (NOR) in Rangifer Report No. 3, 1999: 81-92. Use of the article is allowed by the publisher, provided adequate references.
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    Keywords: reindeer husbandry, Greenland, rangifer tarandus
    Subjects: Peoples, Cultures and Societies > Indigenous Peoples
    Peoples, Cultures and Societies > Local Communities
    Organizations: International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (ICR)
    Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2009 10:10

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