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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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Dr. Dan Longboat - The Importance of First Nations Traditions, Language and Knowledge Now
Video & Podcast

2020 - English - Simple

Dr. Dan Longboat - The Importance of First N...

Perry Bellegarde

This is a podcast presented by the Assembly of First Nations featuring Dr. Dan Longboat, the founding Director of the Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences Program at Trent University. The podcast highlights Indigenous traditional knowledge and its use in society today.

Rethinking Environmental Education with the Help of Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Scientific Paper

2020 - English - Academic

Rethinking Environmental Education with the ...

Yulia Nesterova

This paper presents a program developed by the Bunun Indigenous group in Taiwan that aims to incorporate Indigenous knowledge systems into environmental education.

Working with Indigenous, Local and Scientific Knowledge in Assessments of Nature and Nature’s Linkages with People
Scientific Paper

This article presents an analysis of The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) adoption of Indigenous local knowledge.

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.

Public Interest Versus Indigenous Confidence: Indigenous Engagement, Consultation, and 'Consideration' in the Impact Assessment Act
Scientific Paper

2020 - English - Practical

Public Interest Versus Indigenous Confidence...

David V. Wright

This paper examines Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act and its relation to the engagement and consultation with Indigenous communities.

Can Indigenous Community-Based Monitoring Act as a Tool for Sustainable Self-Determination?
Scientific Paper

2020 - English - Practical

Can Indigenous Community-Based Monitoring Ac...

David C. Natcher, Graeme Reed, Nicolas D. Brunet

This paper examines the implications of Indigenous community-based monitoring (ICBM) for Indigenous governance in resource extractive regions. The authors conclude by offering recommendations for the implementation of a sustainable self-determination lens for ICBM.

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