Category Archives: News

Late Summer, Early Autumn: Festival, India and Community Work

Summer is slowly arriving at its end. Here at Snowchange this marks the beginning of several festivities and community events. Next week we will be travelling with a large international Indigenous and local-traditional delegation to Siberia, to the second Festival … Continue reading

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A “Legend”, Indigenous Australian Leader, Knowledge Holder Tommy George Passes On

Snowchange joins in mourning of passing of the Indigenous Australian knowledge holder, Elder, leader, grandfather, Doctor Tommy George, announced early today in Queensland, Australia. Growing up to the Indigenous bush life in early parts of the 1900s, Doctor Tommy George … Continue reading

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‘Jukajoki’ Film a Finalist at the Vaasa Wildlife Film Festival

‘Jukajoki‘ , the US documentary film about the ecological restoration efforts in Jukajoki basin, North Karelia, Finland that Snowchange coordinates, continues its success around the world and in Finland. Now it has been selected, out of 900 entries, to be … Continue reading

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Snowchange and PGP Premiere a New Video

Snowchange Co-op and PrettyGoodProductions, in the USA, unveil a new video about the Puruvesi winter seiners in North Karelia, Finland. The video is available here. Kesälahti Fish Base works with Snowchange to support and revitalize this traditional Finnish communal fishery. … Continue reading

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Snowchange Becomes a Full Member in LIFE and Re-Wilding Europe

Snowchange has joined two European initiatives as a full member this week. Both support the larger goals, work and vision of Snowchange. Re-Wilding Europe and its European Rewilding Network support areas where the natural and socio-ecological rewilding of the continent … Continue reading

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Snowchange Rocks Out With Neil Young in the ‘Global Village’

3rd July Snowchange, as one of the invited organisations, took part in the ‘Neil Young Village’ in the Hartwall Arena, Helsinki. This event was part of the Neil Young and Promise of the Real European Tour 2016. Before the show … Continue reading

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Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions announced, Neil Young Concert in Helsinki

In July news, the second Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions is announced for 25th to 28th, August, 2016. Neil Young arrives in Helsinki to partner with Snowchange for the concert and new traditional knowledge publications are on their way. Summer … Continue reading

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‘Catastrophic’ Flooding Hits the Tuareg People of Ingall

Snowchange Co-op joins in support of the Tuareg Nomadic People, of Ingall, Niger. They have been hit by ‘catastrophic’ floods in the recent days. International support efforts are under way. More awareness is in need. Mrs. Sarah Fortune, a Snowchange … Continue reading

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Summer news

Summer, albeit very cold at the moment, is here! Snowchange newsletter follows. In early June we participated in the US-Finnish Arctic Council LEO Workshop on traditional knowledge and observations regarding environmental change. This discussion continues, also with the Sámi from … Continue reading

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Life in the Cyclic World Report Released: Traditional Knowledge Compendium from Eurasia

Life in the Cyclic World has been in the making for a decade. It is based on the collected, analyzed and assessed traditional ecological knowledge for the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment of the Arctic Council. Between 2012 and 2016 the authors … Continue reading

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