What motivates most planners is a deep desire to create spaces for people to live their lives with a sense of community, a sense of home. Balancing the need for houses, businesses, schools and infrastructure with the need for parks, wild spaces,...Read More
Image: A bouquet of background maps - great place to gather information for your planning process!
Gathering existing background information into one place is a great way to start any planning process. For example, if your Indigenous nation is...Read More
Above: First Nation Watershed Map in 3D using wood elevation cutouts - planning can be fun and exciting - and doesn't have to be stuck in dusty reports!
Springtime is planning time! Do you hear that and groan? We all know the value of a good...Read More
If your community is looking to follow this lands management pathway you may be wondering what funding is available to carry out the processes for managing your reserve lands and ultimately asserting jurisdiction and autonomy over your...Read More
An Environmental Management Plan (EMP) is a community-specific plan for managing environmental issues and protecting environmental values. EMPs are being developed by many First Nation Land Code communities as part of protecting and managing...Read More
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...Read More
We're going to First Nations Land Governance and Economic Development Conference October 11-13. Hope to see you there!
The First Nations Land Governance and Economic Development Conference at the Dakota Dunes Casino in Whitecap, Saskatchewan on October 11-13, is the place to be for communities that are a part of the Framework Agreement on First Nations Land...Read More