A word from the folklore collector

Kainuu is strange. In 2003, it inspired me to take a research trip to the birthplace of my family. Gradually, I developed an idea of a communal cultural anthropology study and a work of art that encompasses all facets of life in Upper Kainuu from Russo-Swedish wars of the late 16th century (1570-1595) to this day.

Satumaarit Myllyniemi

Contact information

Satumaarit Myllyniemi
satumaarit.myllyniemi@gmail.com
040 5117097

Travel guide to magical folklore in Kainuu, Finland to be published 17.10. The work Korpimuseo Wildwood Tales is a study, a work of art, an atlas and a role-playing game. It will be published in Finnish and English as a book with printed maps and as an e-book with electronic maps complete with GPS coordinates. The travel guide includes 313 geographic sites with stories associated with them.

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