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Resetting the National Sail: A Considerations Paper on Indigenous Governance and The Canada Water Agency

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Water is critical to life, yet our water resources are at great risk due to climate change, pollution, overuse and other management challenges. On December 19, 2019, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mandated ECCC Minister Jonathan Wilkinson to “create a new Canada Water Agency to work together with the provinces, territories, Indigenous communities, local authorities, scientists […]

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CIER Nurtures the Newest Generation of Waste Warriors – Watch the Documentary

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This story was part of the CIER Summer 2020 Newsletter. Sign-up here for more stories like this.​Martin McLean from Lake Manitoba First Nation’s eventual goal is to encourage his community to start a recycling program. Right now, like in many First Nations across Canada, recyclables are thrown away and end up in a landfill. CIER’s Waste Warriors program […]

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Innovative Energy Posters Translated into Indigenous Languages

This story was part of the CIER Summer 2020 Newsletter. Sign-up here for more stories like this.​CIER’s Shining Lights program recently got Ria Letcher and other Northerners thinking about the role energy plays in our daily lives and how it affects our lives and the world around us. “Energy Literacy is so important especially in the North […]

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READ NOW: Dakota Field Guide and & Storybook – Learn to Identify Over 80 Grassland Birds

“As Indigenous people of the land, protection and conservation is not just about the Species at Risk or the health of the ecosystem but includes protecting the relationship and connection we have with them. That connection is a part of our language, our culture, and identity as Dakota Oyate (the Dakota Nation).” ​- Dakota Field Guide & Storybook, Forward

This story was part of the CIER Summer 2020 Newsletter. Sign-up here for more stories like this. We need to re-learn how to listen to birds, they have so many things to tell us. Using the Dakota Field Guide & Storybook you can learn how to identify over 80 different birds, discover their Dakota names, and explore unique pieces […]

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Podcasting

Youth adding their voices to the conversation about reconciliation and our environment can be very powerful and that’s exactly what youth who attended our Podcasting 101 workshop did

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