iRussia archive: 2004.06 Land Rights for the Itelmen! Time for Moscow to put legislation protecting the indigenous inhabitants of Siberia into effect

The letter of the international campaign to restore the Itelmen’s Territory of traditional nature use (TTNU) «Tkhsanom» (Kamchatka).  The Itelmen, a numerically small ethnic group living on the Kamchatka peninsula of Siberia, are fighting to secure land rights in order to safeguard their self-sufficient existence as salmon fishers and hunters and gatherers. The Itelmen are … Continue reading iRussia archive: 2004.06 Land Rights for the Itelmen! Time for Moscow to put legislation protecting the indigenous inhabitants of Siberia into effect