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Knowledge is Power

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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Statement by the Chair of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on COVID-19
Official Statement

2020 - English - Practical

Statement by the Chair of the Permanent Foru...

Anne Nuorgam

This is an official statement from the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The statement addresses the need to recognize Indigenous rights during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Connecting Indigenous Communities with Culturally-Relevant COVID-19 Vaccine Information
News Article

This article highlights a virtual hub that provides Indigenous communities with culturally-relevant information about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Consultation, Consent, and the Silencing of Indigenous Communities
Scientific Paper

2020 - English - Academic

Consultation, Consent, and the Silencing of ...

Dina Lupin Townsend, Leo Townsend

Drawing on feminist speech act theory, this article aims to explain the disconnect between FPIC and the right to consultation, and its implementation in practice.

Our People, Our Health: Envisioning Better Primary Healthcare in Manitoba First Nation Communities
Scientific Paper

2021 - English - Practical

Our People, Our Health: Envisioning Better P...

Alan Katz, Grace Kyoon-Achan, Josée G. Lavoie et al.

This paper examines the state of community-based primary healthcare of First Nations in Canada.

Recognising Indigenous Rights and Local Perspectives on Arctic development: Lessons from Greenland, Norway and Finland
Policy Brief

2018 - English - Practical

Recognising Indigenous Rights and Local Pers...

Lindroth Marjo, Sinevaara-Niskanen Heidi, Vola Joonas

Based on a series of workshops in Norway, Finland, and Greenland, this policy brief aims to understand the role of local individuals in development projects, and how the rights of Indigenous peoples are exercised.

Articulating Indigenous Rights Within the Inclusive Development Framework: An Assessment of Forest Stewardship Policies and Practices in British Columbia, Canada
Scientific Paper

2020 - English - Practical

Articulating Indigenous Rights Within the In...

Andrea Lyall, Janette Bulkan, Natasha Caverley et al.

This article focuses on contemporary forest stewardship in British Columbia, Canada and its relation to Indigenous inclusive development policies. This article also offers recommendations towards policymakers for implementing UNDRIP and facilitating reconciliation.

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