Monthly Archives: May 2019

Land is Life and Snowchange Cooperative Launch Indigenous-Led Grantmaking in the Arctic Supporting Five Grassroots Initiatives in North American Arctic

In an effort to better address the needs of the Indigenous-rights movement at the grassroots level in the Arctic region, Land is Life has partnered with Snowchange Cooperative, to launch our Indigenous-Led Grantmaking initiative in the North American Arctic. This … Continue reading

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SlowFish 2019 Featured Lauri From Snowchange and a Premiere for Koitajoki Film

Snowchange fisherman Lauri Hämäläinen travelled last weekend to the SlowFish 2019 event in Genoa, Italy. He premiered the “Koitajoki” river seining film and met with other small-scale fishermen.  Lauri reports: “Chiara Meta and her family hosted me. They were very … Continue reading

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Chukchi Lady Who Fought Climate Change Passes Away in Siberia

Anna Aleksandrovna Kaurgina, a Chukchi Elder from the village of Kolymskaya, Sakha-Yakutia, Russia, has passed away. Between 2004 and 2019 she was a leader in a fight against climate change and for revitalisation of the Chukchi nomadic lifestyle and traditions. … Continue reading

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