This March was the 25th anniversary of Tapestry Institute’s founding back in 1998. Throughout those 25 years, we’ve carried out rewarding projects of research to better understand how people learn about and relate to the natural world. Our collaborative teams of colleagues include Indigenous people from literally all over the world, and we’ve worked with Read More
Today, April 24, 2023, our good friend Tero Mustonen, founder of Snowchange Cooperative in Finland, was awarded a prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize. This award, sometimes called “the Green Nobel Prize,” specifically lauded the work he’s done through Snowchange to restore 130,000 acres of mined peat areas back to productive and healthy land that supports fish, Read More
A beautiful website of resources from and about First Nations Indigenous Knowledge related to climate change has been published, and it’s worth your attention. (Here is the link written out in case that’s useful — https://climateatlas.ca/indigenous.) There are videos, maps, stories and other resources to explore, including one by the great Elder Sheila Watt Cloutier.
The full text of the paper below has now been published in the 2021 Compendium of Indigenous Knowledge and Local Knowledge: Towards Inclusion of Indigenous Knowledge and Local Knowledge in Global Reports on Climate Change, where it may be found on pages 7-10. The volume was published in 2021 by the Snowchange Cooperative of Kontiolahti, Read More
Important Announcement to all Indigenous persons involved in Indigenous Knowledge as it pertains to climate change in any way: Friend and Colleague Tero Mustonen of Snowchange in Finland has announced that submission statements about Indigenous Knowledge are being solicited for the next IPCC report. The call for statements, which may be found in its entirety Read More