This report advises on new conservation goals for the Arctic that focus on sustainable development, social and economic priorities for Arctic leaders and Indigenous communities, based on stakeholder engagement.
Planning for coexistence? Recognizing Indigenous rights through land-use planning in Canada and Australia
This book explores how the land-use planning process serves as a negotiation mechanism for Indigenous peoples to assert their rights over territory and political authority. It examines planning contact zones in Victoria, Australia, and British Columbia, Canada, and compares the experiences of four Indigenous communities challenging land-use planning.
This links to the Imappivut initiative's website, which aims to develop and implement a marine plan to manage and protect Labrador Inuit interests in coastal marine areas, gather traditional knowledge, and work with the Canadian government to achieve international marine conservation targets.
This podcast features Thaidene Nëne, providing background information on how the Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation & Government of Canada work together to protect these lands.
Government of Canada and Cree Nation Government working collaboratively to protect Eastern James Bay
This press release announces that the Cree Nation Government and Parks Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to launch a feasibility assessment for a new National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) within the Eeyou Marine Region (EMR) in Eastern James Bay.
This Establishment Agreement of the Edéhzhíe Protected Area, signed by Dehcho First Nation and the Crown, is an example of what an IPCA legal agreement can look like. Key to note are Sections 5.0 (Composition and Functioning) and 6.0. (Shared Decision Making),
This article highlights the signing of a Statement of Intent on Imappivut, an initiative that seeks to advance marine protection which will also manage and protect Labrador Inuit interests.
Memorandum of understanding on the Cree-Québec sustainable Infrastructure Development Program the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Region
This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Québec Premier, Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), and Chairman of the Cree Nation Government, Dr. Abel Bosum. The MOU represents a mutual agreement to collaborate and form a long-term, balanced partnership to protect the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Region.