on Partners: Tl'azt'en
Nation - University
of Northern BC
on our funding source: CURA
- Our project is supported by the Social Sciences and
Humanities Research Council's Community-Univeristy Research Alliance
Nation research protocol - UNBC
General Research Ethics - Tri-council
Policy Statement (SSHRC - CURA)
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Forest Planning Process
Aboriginal Forest Planning Process (AFPP) Guidebook is a community-based
forest planning tool written primarily for First Nation communities.
It may also be useful to managers and decision-makers in government
agencies; forest tenure-holders; and other forest stakeholders who
engage in planning with First Nations.
for Conduct of Research in the Arctic
document contains maps depicting areas of high use for subsistence
activities, information about protected species, migration routes
of some key subsistence use species and articulates some concerns
of northern residents. In addition, the document contains contact
information for relevant organizations, a timeline and a checklist
for developing research plans. Taken together, this information can
be used by researchers to improve communication with northern communities
and plan research activities, particularly field expeditions, in keeping
with the "Principles for Conduct of Research in the Arctic"
Study of the Waswanipi Cree Model Forest
completed this work for Gail Fondahl's Aboriginal Geography class
in spring 2003. The Waswanipi Cree are the only Aboriginal group to
lead the development of a model forest in Canada, and as Trevor explains,
their experiences provide insight to co-management arrangements involving
Brightwater Environmental and Science Project: Respecting Traditional
Ecological Knowledge - The Soul of a Tribal People
This report by Bev
Kynoch originates from a CURA project at the University of Saskatchewan.
The purpose was to overview Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) for
use by educators. However, through researching the topic, important
lessons were learned about the how Aboriginal knowledge and concepts
of TEK have been misinterpreted. The report has implications for anyone
working in Aboriginal communities.