This dialogue features stories from emerging IPCA from across what is now known as Canada featuring Elders, community members and leaders from Kitskiinan Kawekanawaynichikatek IPCA (York Factory First Nation/Cree Territory/Northern Manitoba), Arqvillit IPCA (Inuit/Nunavik Territory/Northern Quebec), Bistcho Lake IPCA (Dene Tha’ First Nation/Northern Alberta), and Aki Sibi IPCA (Kebaowek First Nation/Algonquin Territory/Southern Quebec).
Sockeye Salmon are an important indicator of a healthy ecosystem -- which is why the Nuxalk Guardian Watchmen are so important in protecting them. These Guardians are the eyes and ears for their Nation, helping to ensure and support the sustainability of this precious resource.
The North French River is one of the most pristine, untouched waterways in Ontario. In comparison with other rivers within the Moose Cree Homelands, it has not been significantly impacted by industry. The plan is to develop a framework to protect and enhance the cultural and landscape features of the watershed.
Edéhzhíe spans over 14,000 square kilometers in the southwestern part of the Northwest Territories. These lands were designated an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area by the Dehcho First Nations in 2018.
First Nations along the North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii have been stewarding their territories for thousands of years. Today, they're working collaboratively with other First Nations and federal and provincial governments to create a network of Marine Protected Areas to preserve and sustainably manage their natural and cultural resources.
This video features Kitigan Zibi’s Nagadjitòdjig Akì Guardians who have developed a pilot seedling program to educate the community & encourage recovery of butternut trees.