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Nunavik gets federal funds to help expand its protected areas – Nunatsiaq News

With $1.25 million, plan for 20 per cent protection of land moves forward The federal government is throwing its support behind a plan to protect 20 per cent of Nunavik’s lands and waters from development. On Monday, Nov. 25, the Kativik Regional Government council approved an agreement with the federal Department of Environment and Climate […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201923 Views

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Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and Yukon College Partner for on-the-land Interpretive Guiding program

Kwanlin (Whitehorse, Yukon) – Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) and Yukon College are partnering on a new 21-week Interpretive Guiding course called Dän Dákeyi Uyenjì. The Southern Tutchone name means ‘that person knows our country’ and reflects the land-based nature of the program. Unlike a typical classroom environment, the program is based in a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201939 Views

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Community Consultations on Inuit Owned Lands, Hall Beach

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association’s Department of Lands and Resources is holding community consultations regarding Inuit Owned Lands (IOL). The purpose of the meetings is to consult with residents of Hall Beach about why the parcels of IOL were chosen, how the lands are currently being used, and how they should be used in the future. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201931 Views

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Community Consultations on Inuit Owned Lands, Igloolik

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association’s Department of Lands and Resources is holding community consultations regarding Inuit Owned Lands (IOL). The purpose of the meetings is to consult with residents of Igloolik about why the IOL parcels were chosen, how the lands are currently being used, and how they should be used in the future. QIA is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201927 Views

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K’asho Got’ı̨nę and GNWT celebrate new Ts’udé Nilįné Tuyeta protected area

FORT GOOD HOPE (November 26, 2019) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has signed a historic agreement with its Indigenous partners in the K’asho Got’ı̨nę district of the Northwest Territories to establish and collaboratively manage a new territorial protected area. Ts’udé Nilįné Tuyeta near Fort Good Hope is an important cultural and spiritual […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201929 Views

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Commission seeks public input for Dawson land use plan – CBC

Dawson Regional Planning Commission gathering information about issues in the region Nov 21, 2019 The Dawson Regional Planning Commission in Yukon is releasing its work to date for public feedback. The commission, which is developing a land use plan for a roughly 40,000-square-kilometre area in west-central Yukon, held an open house in Dawson City last […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201928 Views

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Historic U.S. island return to native tribe ‘path forward’ for other land transfers – National Post

WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Californian city will return a historic island to its former Native American owners on Monday, more than 150 years after the tribe was decimated, in a move which indigenous groups said could inspire other land transfers across the country. The voluntary transfer of the 280-acre Duluwat Island […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 201931 Views

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Indigenous mapping conference giving attendees new on-the-land skills – CBC

75 people can take workshops to advance technical skills, learn traditional knowledge around mapping Oct 10, 2019 About 75 people from across Canada, and as far as Australia and New Zealand, are in Inuvik, N.W.T., to attend an Indigenous mapping workshop this week. The goal of the 6th annual Indigenous Mapping Workshop is to give […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201932 Views

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City of Yellowknife: Community Plan Public Review

October 07, 2019 The City of Yellowknife, in partnership with Dillon Consulting Limited, is undertaking a Community Plan review and invites residents to take part in the process. A Community Plan is the road map for how land will be used and planned for over the next 20 years. This review is mandated by territorial […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201933 Views

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QIA puts in place tourism operation fees for use of Inuit Owned Land

Iqaluit, Nunavut – October 9, 2019 – TheQikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) has implemented tourism operation fees for access to Inuit Owned Lands by commercial tourism operators. “Inuit in Qikiqtani communities have expressed concern regarding the increased amount of commercial tourism activities in the region, particularly cruise ships,” says QIA President, P.J. Akeeagok, “QIA put in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201942 Views

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