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Project

Indigenous Approaches to Freshwater Management in North America

Status: Active
Operational Plan: 2021
Project Duration: 16 months
Start date: November 15, 2021

Water is central to the spiritual, cultural and personal aspects of Indigenous life, and these holistic relationships and the transfer of intergenerational knowledge inform traditional approaches to sustainable management of freshwater resources. This project will reflect upon these unique perspectives and engage Indigenous communities across North America.

To find out more about this project, here is the complete project description.

Related Publications

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Inventory of TEK Projects and Engagement in Canada

This study identifies – but does not assess the efficacy of – existing frameworks in Canada for the engagement of Indigenous communities associated with...

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Compilation of Engagement with Indigenous Communities and Experts Associated with TEK in the United States

The purpose of this Compilation of Engagement with Indigenous Communities and Experts Associated with TEK in the United States is to assist the Commission for...

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Guide to the Inventory of CEC initiatives with Indigenous engagement (1995-2018)

As part of the North American TEK Atlas project, the present guide is a companion to the Inventory of CEC initiatives that have included Indigenous engagement....

Participating Partners

CEC Partner Agency
CEC Partner Agency
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CEC Partner Agency

For more information about this project or to partner with us, contact:

Marcela Orozco
Head of Advisory Groups and Private Sector Engagement
(514) 350-4305