Storytelling is an important part of many Indigenous knowledge systems. Stories help connect the mind, body, and spirit to places, histories, knowledge, and relationships.

A form of inter-generational knowledge transfer, stories inform us about the past, ground us in the responsibilities of the present,and connect us to the seven generations yet to come.

Below is a growing collection of stories about Indigenous-led conservation, including stories from Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs).

These stories feature Indigenous voices speaking about Indigenous-led conservation initiatives in their territories. Sometimes, the stories are curated or documented by organizations that Indigenous governments have partnered with.

The stories inform, inspire, and celebrate.

Digital storytelling about Indigenous-led conservation is a newly emerging space. This collection will continue to grow as more Indigenous governments and communities document and share their stories.

Would you like to contribute a story to the IPCA Knowledge Basket?

A man holding a fish in his boat

Photograph Source: Fritz Mueller

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