Author Katja Fox , photographer Meeri Koutaniemi and supplier of Maria followed three years fintiaanien i.e. finndiansien life. The term refers to the Finnish immigrants and Ojibwa-indian descendants who live in the USA and Canada. Originally they are united in the forest, taking a bath and silence. Other similarities are: the high rate of suicide, alcoholism and a sense of humor.
Fox, Koutaniemi and Seppälä cooperation outcome, Fintiaanit, see today Docstop, which has already been published on Yle web-tv Arena. Fintiaanit tell me, what is life in two cultures pinched. Environmental view, they are not sufficiently european and caucasian, but not on the other hand, a full-blooded native American of the.
One of the people interviewed fintiaaneista is a musician and music teacher Lyz Jaakkola , who has devoted his life to the Fond du Lac reservation conditions improve. He told the agents how ojibwat call finns.
– the Finns used words Madoodiswan-in and Omaakikiiwinini. They mean a sweat lodge people and people who sound like frogs.
the Document is a continuation in 2016 published data book Fintiaanien countries.
– This document Finnish also can find the roots, Katja Fox believes.
I'm proud of that Finnish viewers to get a peek to the distant relatives, fintiaanien, everyday life just our movie of the season.
Fintiaanit today TV2 clock 21.50.