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.

We Rise Together

2023-08-04T09:25:03-04:00Categories: Governance and decision-making, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the foundational document in the realm of IPCAs, written by the Indigenous Circle of Experts. Key are the 28 recommendations brought forwards to facilitate and support the establishment of IPCAs across Canada.

Guiding Principles for Cross-cultural Collaboration

2023-08-03T15:13:28-04:00Categories: Relationships, Reconciliation, and Knowledge Systems, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , |

These guiding principles provide the foundation for a new way of working with Indigenous partners rooted in reconciliation, healing, and collaboration to protect, restore and conserve species and natural environments.


2023-08-03T15:10:35-04:00Categories: International Context, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This links to the CICADA (Centre for Indigenous Conservation and Development Alternatives) website. CICADA is a research center focused on exploring the possibilities of Indigenous communities' collective 'life projects' to create new ways of protecting the environment and envisioning development.

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