Moving Towards Self-Governance and Management of First Nations Reserve Lands: Land Code Communities

In 1990, a group of First Nations Chiefs came together to request that their communities be given the opportunity to manage their reserve lands. This was primarily driven by their frustration with lack of control over lands, which was impeding...

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Six Nations Precedent: Indigenous Jurisdiction and Pipelines in Canada


Six Nations of the Grand River just set a precedent for Indigenous jurisdiction and National Energy Board (NEB) regulated pipelines in Canada.  And it's a BIG ONE. The precedent will have implications for ALL Indigenous communities seeking to...

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Indigenous Commercial Fisheries - the Next Reconciliation Revolution



David Suzuki recently wrote an article titled Reconciliation Requires Recognizing Rights-Based Fishing.  It got us thinking about the range of recent work we've been doing with clients around Indigenous fisheries - everything...

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Reporting from the Field: ImagineNative Indigenous Film Festival in Full-Swing at the TIFF Bell Lightbox!


Hi everyone!

Zoe here, reporting on the world’s largest all-indigenous film and multimedia festival. I’ve volunteered at ImagineNative for the past three years, and every year I am blown away by the talent. I just finished my first volunteer...

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Funding Opportunity for Indigenous Stewardship Warriors

Are You Indigenous Stewardship Warrior?

Need some money to make things happen?

Anwaatin is an Indigenous social enterprise.  We want to support the work of charities or not-for-profits whose work is creating Indigenous Stewardship Warriors.
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Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference in Thunder Bay, October 4th to 6th We’re going! Are you?

Come visit our tradeshow booth at the Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference taking place in Thunder Bay next week, from October 4th to 6th:
“The Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference is a "don’t...
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Pipelines and Indigenous Jurisdiction: Husky Energy oil spill

Left to right, Little Pine Chief Wayne Semaganis, Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) Vice Chief Joseph Tsannie, FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron, PAGC Vice Chief Brian Hardlotte, FSIN Vice Chief E. Dutch Lerat, PAGC Grand Chief Ron Michel. Photo credit:...

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UNDRIP and FPIC, ASAP: Seven Steps to Implementation

We're off and running with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) - ASAP!!!

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