Shawanaga First Nation Pilots Field Guide to Research During COVID-19

Zeegwun and Ogichida McQuabbie helping their dad, Lands Manager Tobias McQuabbie, with field assessments at Shawanaga First Nation. 

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The Talon: New Funding, New Work Approches During COVID-19

Welcome to Shared Value Solutions' biweekly funding and news digest. We hope this edition finds you well. Based on your enthusiastic response to our last feature on remote research for Indigenous Knowledge studies, we are pleased to feature the...

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Acho Dene Koe First Nation Benefits From Remote Lands Department During Pandemic

Acho Dene Koe Territory, Fort Laird, NWT*

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The Talon: Remote Research Methods and New Funding

Welcome to Shared Value Solutions' biweekly funding and news digest. We hope this edition finds you well. Our feature this week is our new blog post on remote research for Indigenous Knowledge studies - the first in a series that explores remote...

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Indigenous nations prepare for high waters: Floodplain Mapping UPDATE APRIL 2020

The Magnetawan River surging with spring meltwater near Magnetawan First Nation, Spring 2019

 

UPDATE APRIL 2020:

Just because we're in the middle of this COVID-19 crisis doesn't mean rivers have stopped rising this spring. Whether by flood or by...

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UPDATE: Conjuring a Hand Sanitizer Supply Chain to Indigenous Communities

Images of hand sanitizer and other hygiene supplies from Proctor & Gamble being distributed by community volunteers. 

 

GOOD NEWS: The first shipment of hand sanitizer and Proctor & Gamble cleaning supplies has arrived and is being distributed...

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Five Calls to Action: Indigenous Partnership in Regulatory Process and Post-COVID-19 Economy

In the clamour for economic recovery post-COVID-19, we at SVS are concerned that Indigenous voices may not get the air-time they deserve. We are concerned that progress on Indigenous rights may be rolled back in the name of wider economic...

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The Talon: Funding and Fundraising During COVID-19

Welcome to Shared Value Solutions' biweekly funding and news digest. We hope this edition finds you well. With the news out of Gull Bay this week of community cases of COVID-19, urgency around actions that can prevent or contain outbreaks in...

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Supporting First Nation Economies During COVID-19: Economic Development Corporations Need Wage Subsidy to Survive

Guest Post by JP Gladu, Former President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

“First Nations that own economic development corporations are asking for the same assistance provided to all businesses in Canada. Without it,...

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