Monthly Archives: January 2018

Deepening Voices from Greenland Lead to Visual Histories

Throughout 2017 Snowchange, Greenlandic partners, Skolt Sámi and the Danish NORDECO partnered on a Nordic Council -sponsored project “eXchanging Knowledge”. The purpose of the process was to find new, direct ways of expressing Indigenous and local-traditional knowledge, as well as … Continue reading

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Japanese Speaking Tour, Renewing Contacts with the Ainu

Snowchange will deliver the keynote speech at the upcoming ISAR-5 Conference, Tokyo, Japan, next week. The keynote speech, titled “Community-led Monitoring and Ecological Restoration in the Arctic: History, Power and Resilience”, will feature Snowchange operations and alliances in North America, … Continue reading

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Finnish Knowledge Holder and Reformer Eero Murtomäki Celebrates His 75th Birthday

Finnish Eero Murtomäki, “Snowchange Elder in Residence”, originally from Vaasa, but now from the community of Mustasaari, Finland, turns 75 on the 10th January, 2018. His career, spanning almost 60 years, has included several nature photography books, films, work for … Continue reading

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Second ICCA Site, Linnunsuo, Established in Finland

Snowchange has established a second ICCA (Indigenous and Local Community Conserved Area) in Finland. It is a 110-hectare wetland Linnunsuo, located in North Karelia, Finland. This action strengthens the capacity of local communities, hunters, bird watchers and other stakeholders to … Continue reading

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