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An educational strategy is a crucial component of an overall Native land restoration movement. Implementing that strategy demands attention to a particular Native community’s social reality.
Both the federal and provincial environmental assessment processes were designed prior to significant court cases on the
nature of Aboriginal rights and title, and the government’s duty to consult and accommodate on those rights. Both levels of
government have failed to amend their legislation according to new case law, and have yet to develop policies on Aboriginal
To build a First Nations Environmental Review Process framework that can be implemented by the three partner First Nations in dealing with major project developments within the traditional territories.
The Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council (‘NNTC’) is comprised of seven First Nations located in south western British Columbia. As for all First Nations in this province, they are responsible for the daunting task of responding to numerous referral requests.
This project combines skills transfer in scientific research and data processing, and Traditional Ecological Knowledge. A consultant will be hired to provide technical and professional skills to SFN in implementing this project.
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The challenge of attracting, retaining and advancing Aboriginal people is a growing priority for Canada’s mining industry. Already, mining and minerals constitutes the largest industrial employer of Aboriginal talent in Canada and it is sure to expand.
This buyer’s guide to stand-alone
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• give you some very basic
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The Tsawout First Nation is moving ahead on a number of fronts. Of particular interest is Land Development which was initiated by the signing of the First Nations Goods and Service Tax (FNGST).
The BC First Nations Mineral Exploration and Mining Action Plan (2008) set out the agreed upon goals to ensure the meaningfulparticipation of BC First Nations in mining projects situated in First Nation traditional territories.
Carbon Credit Opportunity Overview for First Nations was originally produced by the BC First Nations Energy
and Mining Council in October 2007 as an introductory paper to climate change and carbon markets. This
updated Version 2 of the report was prepared as part of the BC First Nations climate change strategy in
Chawathil First Nation Alternative Energy project or the Chawathil First Nation Strategic Energy Plan
The Chawathil First Nation have lived in and sustainably utilized the natural resources within its traditional territories since time immemorial. The Chawathil First Nation has an opportunity to assert their natural role as the stewards of their traditional territories by becoming leaders in the development of clean renewable energy.