Indigenous Environmental Oversight of Pipelines: A Tale of Two Pipelines

The question of what effective Indigenous government environmental oversight of pipeline projects can look like looms large in the current debates about the oil and gas pipelines set to criss-cross Indigenous lands and waters across North...

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Finding Long-Term Funding for Indigenous Guardian Programs

Central to most conversations about building Indigenous Guardians programs is the question of long-term funding. “If there’s one thing we’re used to,” a First Nations leader recently told us, “it’s uncertainty. But you can’t pay people on...

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Indigenous Pipeline Guardians: How the Dehcho Asserted Their Role as Stewards of the Mighty Mackenzie

"They've been doing this [oil pipeline] drilling work for decades," he said. "That's their traditional knowledge, based on decades of experience, but the Dene have thousands of years of detailed knowledge about this land, these rivers, of the...

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Trending: Indigenous Guardian Programs - NWT Announces $760K Funding

This month we are inspired and excited by news out of the Northwest Territories: On July 4th, the NWT Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources announced that $760,000 is being allocated to Indigenous environmental monitoring and research...

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WE'RE HIRING: Terrestrial Ecologist/ Biologist

 

Do you have a passion for how people and the environment interact? Are you looking for a meaningful work environment where you can take initiative and think outside the box?

 

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Nine Reasons Indigenous Guardians Always Get In On Regulatory Projects

 

Indigenous Guardians Protect and Enhance Jurisdiction, Stewardship, and Prosperity. Concern about threats to lands and waters is the main reason Indigenous communities decide to participate in Crown regulatory processes, such as environmental...

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