This links to the Sakitawak Conservation Area Project website. This is a federally funded Métis-led [...]
This links to the Iinnii Buffalo Spirit Center website. The Iinnii Initiative strives to protect Blackfeet culture, conserve traditional lands, and create a home for the buffalo.
Declaration by Cumberland House Cree Nation that the Kitaskīnaw is formally protected under their laws as a sacred place which they will continue to steward forever.
Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan: Our Dream Is That Our Peoples Will One Day Be Clearly Recognized as Nations
This book is based on a number of Treaty Elders forums, covering topics such as Indigenous conceptions of the land, living together, sacred promises, and evolving interpretations of Treaty Rights. This book has a particular focus on Saskatchewan.
Located in the pristine boreal forest in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, the Sakitawak Conservation Area Project is one of 37 Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) in Canada and one of only four Métis projects.
This video features various speakers who discuss the significance of the buffalo to members of the Blackfoot Confederacy. While preserving the habitats for wildlife, Blackfoot Confederacy members believe that bringing back the buffalo will bring back significant cultural and language practices.
The Sakitawak IPCA is mandated to protect habitats of vulnerable species by promoting sustainable development practices, advance Indigenous ways of life, identify knowledge systems, and implement stewardship activities.