This video showcases three transformative initiatives of Indigenous Peoples leading successful initiatives creating a new model of conservation. These stories show how Indigenous-led conservation benefits not only local communities, but all of us.
‘We are inseparable from our land’: Gitxsan Nation house group declares 170,000 hectares of territory protected
This article from the Narwhal reports on the declaration of a new Indigenous Protected Area by the Gitxsan Nation house group in the upper Skeena River watershed in northwest British Columbia.
This links to the Indigenous Leadership Initiative's (ILI) website - an Indigenous-led organization dedicated to facilitating the strengthening of Indigenous nationhood.
In this video Curtis Scurr, member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation, speaks on how Indigenous leaders can show us the way to conserve nature for future generations.
The video features a gathering of Indigenous Nations and Canadian Federal and Provincial governments meeting in ethical space to discuss Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas