Author Archives: m.h.

Grieving the loss

3rd February 2013 Snowchange Cooperative mourns the loss of a prominent keeper of tradition, fisherman Kalevi Vierikka from the community of Sahalahti, in Häme, Finland. He passed away on 27th January 2013 at the age of 84. For a generation … Continue reading

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Second Workshop on Sámi Oral Histories from Jokkmokk, Sweden

Second Workshop on Sámi Oral Histories from Jokkmokk, Sweden – 5th March 2013 – 17th January 2013 Version – Updates Expected Tero Mustonen, Ph D, Snowchange Cooperative, Finland tero@snowchange.org Organisers: Snowchange Cooperative and United Nations Association of Finland in cooperation … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2013 from Snowchange!

On 18th December 2012 a new scholarly report on the Critical Infrastructures in Russia was released by FIIA – Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Snowchange contributed a chapter on the Indigenous issues in Russia – the report is available as … Continue reading

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November – December News

Over the past two months a lot of work has been done on the oral histories of the communities in North Karelia, Finland. On 23rd November 2012 Snowchange Co-op releases the publication of oral histories collected from Jorma Sonninen, a … Continue reading

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October News

Snowchange visits were made to the Skolt Saami areas in Sevettijärvi, Finland and to Neiden, Norway. Gleb Raygorodetsky from the United Nations University took part in the visit. Then another community round to discuss co-management regime and local Komi and … Continue reading

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September News

Summer is over and Snowchange Co-op work proceeds with full speed. Over the summer documentation of Skolt Saami observations of salmon changes were carried out along the Neiden river on the Finnish side. Simultaneously over 55 people were interviewed along … Continue reading

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Summer News in July

Theresa and Travis Neel from the Kwakwakwala First Nations will make a 10 day visit to the various Snowchange member communities in Southern Finland. Accompanying them for some time will be a Maori delegate Waikiti Dalton from Aoteoroa, New Zealand. … Continue reading

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Summer News

Snowchange Cooperative will be active in the summer 2012 in various works. In early June our coordinator Vladimir Vasiliev from Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia will be visiting the Finnish member communities. Later in June a delegation from the Kwakwakwala First Nations from … Continue reading

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Metsäveri – the oral histories of late Aslak Ola Aikio

The Snowchange Cooperative publishes Metsäveri – a book of oral histories of the late Sámi hunter Aslak Ola Aikio from Utsjoki, Sápmi (Lapland). Metsäveri documents the oral histories of late Aslak Ola Aikio (1931-2004), a Sámi hunter from Utsjoki, Finland. … Continue reading

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APRIL NEWS

We are busy participating in a range of meetings in Australia, the UK, Canada and Saami areas. More throughout update will follow in early May. The book devoted to the oral histories and knowledge of the late Saami hunter Aslak … Continue reading

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