Monthly Archives: August 2018

Breakthrough in Solar Panel Summit in Siberia

Historic training and cooperation summit in Yakutsk has concluded. The Barefoot trainers, mrs. Fatma and mr. Abin Thomas have successfully delivered a training course for the nomadic Indigenous communities of Lower Kolyma, Sakha-Yakutia. The parties have agreed on future steps … Continue reading

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How does indigenous knowledge make sense of the world?: Snowchange on Al-Jazeera

Al-Jazeera features Snowchange on the Stream show. Indigenous communities have for centuries drawn on native scientific knowledge to help them understand the world around them. Known popularly as Traditional Knowledge, this observational evidence is verified by elders and passed on to successive … Continue reading

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Historical Solar Energy Summit Under Way in Yakutsk, Siberia

A historical solar energy summit to support nomadic Indigenous communities of Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia is under way in the city of Yakutsk. Building on a decade of cooperation between the Barefoot College and Snowchange Co-op the summit will enable discussions of … Continue reading

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Lippo 2018 will bring over 75 Indigenous and Traditional Fishermen into Finland

Lippo 2018 – Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions  is organized by Snowchange Cooperative. We are co-organising this Festival with the EU – funded Interreg Kesäsiika (Summer Whitefish) project as well as major supporters the Northern Forum, NEFCO, Gaia Foundation and … Continue reading

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Skolt Sámi and Snowchange Combat Record Heat with Co-Management Actions and Restoration

Summer 2018 saw the highest ever recorded temperatures in the Sámi home area in the Finnish Arctic. With temperatures well beyond 30 C degrees for weeks both the natural ecosystems and the Indigenous and local communities sweltered under the heat … Continue reading

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