Archipelago of Hope

Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change

An enlightening global journey reveals the inextricable links between Indigenous cultures and their lands—and how it can form the foundation for climate change resilience around the world.

Meet the:

  • Skolt Sami of Finland
  • Nenets and Altai of Russia

  • Sapara of Ecuador

  • Karen of Myanmar

  • Tla-o-qui-aht of Canada

Discover how these communities are implementing creative solutions to meet the modern challenges of climate change.



Conversations with the Earth (CWE) is an Indigenous-led multimedia initiative that amplifies Indigenous voices in the global discourse on ecological and cultural challenges facing the planet, including climate change. CWE is a way of listening closely to traditional custodians of the world’s biocultural diversity in order to formulate viable global responses.

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There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
Daniel Cross • Executive Director