Category Archives: News
The Ensia environmental portal is running a story on the Jukajoki restoration project and the associated U.S. documentary film. It can be read here.
Snowchange joins in mourning of the loss of Charles Edwardsen, Jr., also known across Alaska and the Arctic as ”Etok”. Etok was a prominent, radical leader of the North Slope Inupiaq and a central figure in the various stages of … Continue reading
Snowchange staff will appear in several events in Western Europe at the end of May and early June. 28th – 29th May, 2015 Snowchange will take part in the panel discussions on Arctic issues in Copenhagen, Denmark, organised by the … Continue reading
The Eastern Sámi Atlas, originally released in 2011, with a second printing in 2013, has received a major international scholarly prize, the “Gold ABS Past Presidents Book Award” of the Association of the Borderland Studies, based in the USA. The … Continue reading
YLE, the national news agency in Finland featured the Skolt Sámi and Snowchange Näätämö River Co-Managment Project yesterday in main news. The link to the news is here. Main components of the news include: – New partnership with the Sámi, … Continue reading
Snowchange Cooperative joins the village of Iengra and the Evenk families in mourning the loss of a prominent traditional knowledge holder, mrs. Oktjabrina Naumova. She passed away last friday, 10th April, 2015 in Republic of Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Mrs. Naumova … Continue reading
Snowchange coordinates now for five years the ecological restoration of Jukajoki river catchment area in North Karelia, Finland. The river and lake are located in the boreal zone of Finland. The Selkie Village Council has now succeeded in securing funds, … Continue reading
The Nordic Council of Ministers has released today a PDF online report on Local Knowledge and Resource Management, featuring Snowchange case studies from Siberia and Sámi areas. It is available here.
Karelian Diamond Resources – KDR, an Irish mining company that was granted potentially illegal permission to start exploring for diamonds in Utsjoki, Finland is pulling out. The media reports in the Independent in Dublin, Ireland, confirm the company is pulling … Continue reading