Author Archives: Snowchange

Strong Snowchange Presence in ICCA General Assembly

Snowchange has three delegates attending this years Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas Consortium General Assembly in India. Regions spanning the Pacific, Arctic and Europe will discuss critical issues for the ICCAs in 2020. The General Assembly of the ICCA Consortium … Continue reading

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Future Seas 2030, Aoteoroa and South Pacific

In November Snowchange staff, member and partner communities and coordinators from Greenland, Finland, Canada, Taiwan and wider Pacific region will join in a large summit “Future Seas 2030” held in Hobart, Tasmania. Visits to Aoteoroa and Wet Tropics of Australia … Continue reading

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New Video Features the World Heritage Plans for Yakutia

Hogan-Lovells, Snowchange partner who is working on both the solar panel expansion in Yakutia and the Landscape Rewilding efforts in Finland has released a new film featuring regional coordinator Vyacheslav Shadrin, Chief of the Elders Council of Yukaghir. Premiered in … Continue reading

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A New Discussion Paper Available: Endemic Time-Spaces of Future

A new Discussion Paper “Endemic time-spaces of future” released in Finnish. English abstract available. Endemic time-spaces of future investigates Finnish-language narratives of coming times using five historical cases. The Finno-Ugric languages do not contain a future tense and this points … Continue reading

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We Adapt. We Restore. We Survive – Reviving Tahltan Knowledge, Governance and Territory

In June 2019 Snowchange, Christensen Fund, Tahltan TWild, Land Is Life and IUCN co-organised the We Adapt, We Restore, We Survive Summit on the Stikine river in northern British Columbia, Canada. This event has now been captured in a high-end multimedia … Continue reading

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On the Wings of the Raven Film Honours the Lifework of Finnish Elder Eero Murtomäki

Celebrated Finnish nature photographer Eero Murtomäki has mastered what is called, in Finland, a “deeper understanding” of nature. Built upon seven decades of exploration at sea, and in the forests and marshmires of Finland, this understanding contains both the seen … Continue reading

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Professor Gretta Pecl on a Visit to Finland: Marine Area Science to Also Include Indigenous Knowledges

Professor Gretta Pecl, a marine ecologist, visits Snowchange for a week in North Karelia. The visit will include public lectures, excursions to Snowchange restoration sites and traditional fishing. Her work has focused, amongst other things, on addressing key questions for … Continue reading

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Wendat Knowledge Holder Releases a New Book on “Native Roots of Democracy”

Wendat Professor Georges Sioui and a Snowchange steering group member, who is also one of the most recognized Indigenous scholars and defenders of Indigenous rights in Canada and globally, releases a new book. Eatenonha is the Wendat word for love … Continue reading

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Koitajoki River Documented in a New Seining Film

Snowchange, the community of Ala-Koita fishermen, PrettyGoodProductions and the Interreg SHAPE project release a new film, “Koitajoki”. This short documentary focuses on an iconic, but highly endangered cultural fishery in Karelia – river seining. The film is available here. Koitajoki … Continue reading

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The Khanty Prepare for 2020 with a Regional Fishing Festival

Snowchange partners in Khanty-Mansia, Central Siberia have organised a regional Fishing Festival “Fishing Traditions of the Yugra People” 2019. The Indigenous community of Ilbigorskaya was one of the main partners. This is to prepare for the 2020 Festival of Northern Fishing … Continue reading

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