Archive | April, 2015

Master saddlemaker doing fine handwork in his workshop. He's warmly dressed with a knit cap.

A Space for Artists and Entrepreneurs

One of the biggest challenges for artists in remote villages is being isolated from other artists, and the Center for Folk Arts and Crafts provides that connectivity necessary for business and creative success.

Morning at camp in a grassy valley. A woman walks through a group of three tents

On Our Mind in April

According to Altai Republic government sources, tourism is predicted to increase by 10-12% this year over last year in the region.

Shaman in the rearground sprinkles milk into the fire in the foreground

An Important Film and Message

Our friends at Sacred Land Film Project, another Earth Island Institute project, are thrilled to announce the broadcast of this award-winning 4-film series.