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6 years 5 months
2008 / PDF
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Author(s): United Nations
8 years 11 hours
2011 /
Here is the full decision from the Supreme Court. See attachment for full details.
8 years 1 week
2010 /
This paper is intended to help guide the development of policies that allow Traditional Knowledge to used for the benefit of <First Nations>, but will empower the <First Nation> to assert its ownership of, and management responsibility for, Traditional Knowledge.This draft was developed in the context of land planning.
8 years 1 week
2010 / Word
E. The Applicant acknowledge that Aboriginal peoples are entitled to the recognition of the full ownership, control and protection of their intellectual property. The Parties further acknowledge that Aboriginal peoples have the right to special measures to control, develop and protect their sciences, technologies and cultural manifestations, including human and other genetic resources, seeds,...
8 years 1 week
2010 /
The heart of this book is a set of seven fundamental truths that for thousands of years have guided Coastal First Nations. Frank Brown and Y. Kathy Brown assembled these truths through interviews with and advice from elders from three different Coastal First Nations: Pauline Waterfall (Hilistis), from Heiltsuk, Gloria Cranmer-Webster (Wikalalisame’ga), from Namgis of the Kwakwaka’wakw, and Barb...
Author(s): . Frank Brown and Y. Kathy Brown
8 years 1 week
2010 /
An educational strategy is a crucial component of an overall Native land restoration movement. Implementing that strategy demands attention to a particular Native community’s social reality. That reality of course is a Native individual's or his or her community's forced separation from the land by white society; the result thereof having an adverse spiritual, cultural, social, political, and...
8 years 1 month
2013 / Word
Communities can use these resources to review the Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government's approach to land use and gain knowledge that will inform the development of their own land use guidelines.Document excerpt: "The purpose of Land Use Planning is to conserve and assert control over our traditional lands. A Land Use Plan is also a tool to help us understand and communicate how we want them to...
Resource Producer: Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government