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This website provides information and resources on FPIC as a tool of self-determination to assist communities in decision making. We have selected articles, tool kits, videos, voice messages, and community stories about FPIC and consultation.


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Reporte de la Conferencia el Desarrollo del Cuarto  Mundo y el Foro de Recurso Gobernanza

Report from the conference "Rise of the Fourth World" and a forum on resources and governance. In the conference there was participation from Indigenous leaders and representatives and it was held at the Basillie School for International Affairs.

FPIC: The Right to Decide
Brief Summary

These short website and booklet are designed to be a first approach of what FPIC is. It was developed by the IRRG group, with input from Indigenous Peoples in Canada, and the support of two international designers. The website can be visited on mobile devices and the booklet can be freely printed and distributed.

At the Rise of the Fourth World Conference in 2014, Rodolfo Stavenhagen presented on contemporary Indigenous issues, including health, equity, and self-determination.

Ovide Mercredi Opening Keynote
Video & Podcast

Rise of the Fourth World Conference June 11-13, 2014. Video shot by Nathan from the Commons Studio at the Working Centre and edited by students of the WLU Indigenous Health and Social Justice Research Group at the Queen Street Commons Studio. In this video, Ovide Mercredi presents the Indigenous experience of colonization and the important of maintaining a strong cultural identity in the face of oppression.

The United Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) is the result of more than two decades of dialogue and negotiations with and by Indigenous Peoples. UNDRIP is a framework that Indigenous Peoples and nation states can use to build or rebuild their relationships.

Section 35 New Constitution Infographic

2016 - English - Simple

Section 35 New Constitution Infographic

Indigenous Rights and Resource Governance Research Group

An overview of what Section 35 is, who it serves to protect, the debate is has caused, and what led to its implementation.

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