Resource Library

1 year 4 months
2015 / Word
As part of the purchase of the Bamberton land comes the opportunity to work with Steelhead, an LNG corporation who is has announced a site (Bamberton) on the east coast of Vancouver Island. While this announcement was an excellent opportunity for the Malahat Nation, it formed only one part of the overall story and intent to purchase the lands adjacent to the Nation.
Resource Producer: Malahat Nation
1 year 4 months
2015 / PDF
The Kwiakah First Nation is concerned about the impacts to key aquatic resources from past and proposed industrial logging in Phillips Arm. They commissioned Ecofish Research Ltd. (Ecofish) to conduct the Phillips Arm Aquatic Resource Assessment, which examined the current status of salmon, eelgrass, bivalves (clams) and crabs in Phillips Arm (Hocking et al. 2015). Eelgrass and clam resources...
Resource Producer: Kwiakah First Nation
Author(s): Leah Ballin, MSFM, R.P.Bio., R.P.F, Morgan Hocking, Ph.D., R.P.Bio., Todd Hatfield, Ph.D, R.P.Bio.
1 year 6 months
2015 / PDF
The Nak'azdli First Nation (NFN) and the District Fort St. James (FSJ) currently share the use of awastewater treatment facility located on NFN land. It is a series of aerated and non-aerated lagoons thatwere initially constructed in 1968 and have been updated over the years to meet discharge effluentrequirements. The lagoons have a long history of odour issues that have had a negative impact on...
Resource Producer: Nak'azdli Band
Author(s): Kathleen Horita, Maureen Long, Allison Matfin
1 year 7 months
2015 / MP3 Audio
A new movie documents the realities on the ground for people who live along the Northern Gateway pipeline route in Northern Alberta and BC. Filmmaker Tomas Borsa speaks with Redeye host Jim Mainguy.
Author(s): Redeye Collective
1 year 7 months
2005 / MP3 Audio
The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation of Clayoquot Sound declared their first tribal park in 1984. Now there are four tribal parks in Tla-o-qui-aht territory and the model is being adopted elsewhere. Saya Masso is Natural Resource Manager for the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation. He speaks with Redeye host Jane Williams.
Author(s): Jane Williams
1 year 7 months
2015 / MP3
The Department of Fisheries and Ocean declared a surprise opening of a herringfishery on the Central Coast that has been closed for nine years, withoutconsulting the Heiltsuk First Nation. Marilyn Slett is Chief Councillor of theHeiltsuk Tribal Council. she speaks with Redeye host Lorraine Chisholm.
Author(s): Lorraine Chisholm
1 year 8 months
2015 / PDF
In 2014 a community-lead initiative was undertaken by the two Tsilhqot’in communities of Xeni Gwet’in and Yunesit’in for a work experience program to identify, upgrade and introduce skills that would be relevant to developing an aquaculture and commercial fisheries enterprise in their combined traditional Caretaker areas (The 2014/2015 Xeni Gwet’in First Nation Fishery Work Experience Program)....
Resource Producer: Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government
Author(s): Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government, Yunesit’in First Nations
1 year 10 months
2015 / PDF, Word
Communications Plan:The Clean Energy Strategy offers BC First Nations a standard for clean energy to uphold in this province.
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
Author(s): Klahoose First Nation, shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation , Sliammon First Nation , Sts’ailes First Nation
1 year 10 months
2012 / PDF
The condition of water safety and quality on reserve has been a growing concern in Canada. Despite a substantial amount of funding allocated toward improving water infrastructure on reserve, an alarming proportion of communities face boil and drinking water advisories. To understand why this paradox and problem persists, this article will work through the issues and nuances that have created...
Author(s): Jerry P. White, Western University, Laura Murphy, Western University, Nicholas Spence Western University
2 years 1 week
2015 / PDF
This toolkit helps in planning for advocacy efforts and responding to opposition. Although it is written largely from a community health perspective, its methodology is transferable to other subject areas.