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RITVA KOVALAINEN

Kemiönsaari, Finland

+358-40-5478464

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RITVA KOVALAINEN & SANNI SEPPO: TREE PEOPLE

'Tree People' provides a comprehensive picture of the traditional beliefs of our ancestors concerning trees and forests and of the remnants of this tradition that Finns still carry within them. 'Tree People' describes what trees can offer people besides game animals and utility articles or raw material for industry.

Tree People

A description of Finnish myths associated with trees and forests.

New english edition 2014

35 €  (+ shippping outside Finland)

Photographs, text, editing and layout

Ritva Kovalainen and Sanni Seppo

 

The book also includes Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen's

series of photographs entitled  ”Wings and Roots'.

 

English translation

Roderick Fletcher

 

Traditional poems translated by

Keith Bosley

 

Original Finnish edition

"Puiden kansa" 1997 / 1998 / 2006 / 2014

 

192 pages and more than 300 photos

 

Published by

Hiilinielu tuotanto and Miellotar

 

Printed by

Bookwell, Porvoo, Finnland, 2014

 

Isbn 978-952-99113-6-3

 

Suomi (Finland) Prize, Finish state award for artists 1997

The most beautiful books- Award 1997

Tree people