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October Brings a Set of Workshops and a Speaking Tour

September-October is marked with a small speaking tour and community workshops on ecological restoration. Yesterday we participated at the Vuonislahti Vendace Market, to promote Snowchange activities and Kesälahti fisheries. Tomorrow our delegates head to Stockholm, Sweden to discuss the implementation … Continue reading

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Näätämö Work Report: Ecological Restoration Maps Released

The new discussion paper, Näätämö Work Report 2015-2016 is out. In this paper, the results from the ecological restoration mapping of summer 2016, as well as traditional knowledge observations of the basin are discussed. The season was characterized by extreme … Continue reading

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Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions a Success in Siberia

Festival of Northern Fishing Traditions 2016 in Siberia was a great success. Explore the event in a Snowchange photo essay! Conceptualized in 2012 by the professional Finnish fisherman Olli Klemola, the Snowchange Festivals of Northern Fishing Traditions are mechanisms by … Continue reading

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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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