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Balancing the Narrative: Communications Guidelines for Indigenous-led Conservation

2023-12-08T16:39:35-05:00Categories: Featured Resource, New Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

For millennia, Indigenous Peoples governed and cared for the lands and waters in what has very briefly been known as Canada. First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities continue to cultivate diverse and abundant cultures, economies, and livelihoods that are in balance with natural law.

Balancing the Narrative: Communications Guidelines for Indigenous-led Conservation

2024-01-08T09:25:52-05:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

These guidelines offer a framework through which to co-develop communications strategies, approaches, and content with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis partners in respectful, reciprocal, and responsible ways.There is no one-size-fits-all approach to ‘better’ communications with and about Indigenous conservation leadership. However, these guidelines provide a starting point for communications professionals and departments, wherever they are in their learning journey. They were developed with the aim of sparking conversation, learning, and transformation.

Building Public Understanding of Indigenous-led Conservation: Insights from Communications Strategies in Five National Parks

2023-12-08T16:41:18-05:00Categories: Featured Resource, New Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This report outlines lessons learned in building public support for Indigenous-led conservation efforts. It highlights communications tools that the conservation sector might use in changing public attitudes about Indigenous-led conservation. This includes conflict resolution approaches, particularly around issues such as Indigenous harvesting activities in and around state-led conservation areas.

Building Public Understanding of Indigenous-led Conservation: Insights from Communications Strategies in Five National Parks

2023-11-30T15:45:52-05:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

There is minimal research done on the process of advancing communications that elevate and centre Indigenous voices, ways of knowing, and rights in relation to conservation and stewardship. This report outlines lessons learned in building public support for Indigenous-led conservation efforts. It highlights communications tools that the conservation sector might use for elevating Indigenous rights, relationships, and responsibilities within their traditional territories in and around state-led protected areas.

A Review of Crown Legislation for Protected and Conserved Areas in Canada: A Guide for Indigenous Leadership

2023-12-08T16:41:50-05:00Categories: Featured Resource, New Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This guide provides an overview of Canadian federal, provincial, and territorial legislation for the creation of protected areas and parks. It is intended to inform Indigenous governments interested in advancing Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) through the Canadian legal system.

A Review of Crown Legislation for Protected and Conserved Areas in Canada: A Guide for Indigenous Leadership

2023-09-28T12:05:24-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

This guide provides an overview of Canadian federal, provincial, and territorial legislation for the creation of protected areas and parks. It is intended to inform Indigenous governments interested in advancing Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) through the Canadian legal system.

Indigenous-led Conservation Reading List

2023-06-19T10:48:17-04:00

A list of academic resources related to the growing Indigenous-led conservation movement, including the articles related to context of colonial conservation.

Indigenous-led Conservation Reading List

2023-12-08T16:42:08-05:00Categories: Featured Resource, New Feature|

The Indigenous-led Conservation Reading List is an open-access bibliography that lists academic literature relevant to the Indigenous-led conservation movement. This includes literature relevant to Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs, Canada), Indigenous Protected Areas (IPAs, global), Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas (ICCAs, global), or various forms of Indigenous-led co-governance mechanisms that elevate Indigenous rights, responsibilities, and legal traditions.

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