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Wetlands International and Snowchange Publish Jukajoki Site

The Wetlands International based in the UK, together with Snowchange, publishes today the English-language web pages of the Linnunsuo wetland and Jukajoki catchment area, a nationally-relevant habitat for waders and other birds, with over 2,5 million € spent in restoration, … Continue reading

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A set of community posters, in Russian, from Ponoi watershed, Murmansk

Snowchange releases a set of community posters that will be on display in the remote wilderness villages of Murmansk region, Russia as PDFs. They are available here. Additionally, the Snowchange Sámi climate work posters 2001-2008 are available in English here.

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Award-winning Snowscapes, Dreamscapes Book Made Available

Winner of the “Book of the Year 2005″ prize by the SikuNews in Canada, Snowscapes, Dreamscapes -publication is now available as PDFs, ten years after its initial release. — Snowscapes, Dreamscapes – A Snowchange Community Book of Change (original release April … Continue reading

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Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions Announced

Organisers: Snowchange Cooperative, Sámi Nue’tt and other Sámi organisations, Northern Forum Brief Overview: This three-day festival, to be held in September 2014, introduces a vast range of traditional fishing practices, harvest methods, handicrafts and other traditional cultural elements of fishing … Continue reading

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Another Snowchange Sámi Publication Made Available – Drowning Reindeer, Drowning Homes

  This is a book regarding violence that was done against land, nature and people. It tells globally little-known story of an Indigenous people, the Sámi and other local people living in the Sompio (Vuotso) region of Province of Lapland, … Continue reading

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Major Oral History Publication Made Available from Unalakleet, Alaska, USA

Snowchange makes available a major oral history document from Alaska: It Has Been in Our Blood for Years and Years that We Are Salmon Fishermen – A Book of Oral History from Unalakleet, Alaska, USA documents observations, and knowledge presented … Continue reading

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Snowchange River Restoration and TEK Work Recognized in the UNEP Yearbook

The efforts of the local villages in North Karelia, Finland to restore the heavily-damaged Jukajoki catchment area in the villages of Selkie and Alavi has received tremendous recognition globally. They are featured in the esteemed “UNEP YEAR BOOK 2014: EMERGING … Continue reading

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Discussion Paper 4 Released on the Visit to Khanty Mansi Region

Snowchange releases today its fourth Discussion Paper: Photo Essay on the Snowchange Visit to the International Oblas Dug-Out Canoe Competition, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Region – Jugra, Western Siberia, Russia, 3rd – 7th July, 2014 It is available here as a PDF.

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South Pacific and Siberian Tour announced

In order to facilitate the further development of the community network of Snowchange, and to allow discussions of regional priorities, a South Pacific and Siberian tour is announced for November: 14th – 16th World Parks Congress 2014, Sydney, Australia 17th … Continue reading

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Snowchange Delegation to Attend the Festival of Traditional Dug-Out Boats in Surgut, Hanty-Mansia, Siberia, Russia

From 3rd July to 7th July, 2014 a Snowchange delegation will visit the Festival of Traditional Dug-Out Boats in Surgut, Hanty-Mansia/Jugra, Siberia, Russia. During this visit cooperation issues between Western Siberian Hanty and Mansi peoples and Snowchange will be discussed. … Continue reading

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