Work on the Nomadic Schools and School Cooperation with Alaska. Tentatively Snowchange delegates will make a presentation on nomadic schools at the 12th ISE Conference in Tofino, BC, Canada in mid May. Visits to partner First Nations communities will be made as well. After that a visit is planned to Inupiaq village of Unalakeleet, Alaska, USA in the frame of the Selkie-Unalakleet school cooperation.
The Chukchi Assembly in Kolymskaya was held successfully in April 2010. As well progress was made on the solar electrification of the Turvaurgin brigades. First panels are expected to reach the communities this summer.
Work on the Eastern Sámi Atlas and Eastern Sámi communities is under way and progress will be reported here as it develops.
In June Snowchange will host the esteemed Professor Georges Sioui, Wendat Nation with his son Miguel. Mr. Sioui is a Professor at the Aboriginal Studies Programme at the University of Ottawa, Canada. The visit will take place from June 17th to 29th.
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