Indigenous Guardians get $6.4 million to monitor traditional territories

Friday, July 19, 2019
Author: 
Jimmy Thomson
Source: 
The Narwhal

The federal government has boosted its investment in Indigenous-led conservation projects across the country, announcing it will commit $6.4 million into 22 projects. 

The funding is for the Indigenous Guardians pilot program, which began in 2017 with a $25 million announcement and now encompasses 40 programs across the country.

The guardians projects put local Indigenous people on the land to monitor and protect their traditional territories. 

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