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What do stories about animals have to do with First Nations’ authority and governance? Everything, as it turns out. Small groups of participants from several north coast First Nations are sitting around tables, listening to stories - there is one about a peace ceremony between two neighbouring Nations, another about the origin of the wolf crest, and yet another about an ensnared bear. Embedded in these stories, songs and oral histories are principles about modern governance and laws for being good stewards on the land. 

March 1, 2015 - 22:04
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A cross-cultural learning exchange will take place August 18 to 26th between Indigenous land and sea managers and rangers from the Kimberly Land Council in western Australia, the Lutsel K'e Dene Natio

August 17, 2014 - 05:03
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Twenty-three participants from nine Nations on the coast took part in a Stewardship Technicians Training program delivered through a partnership between Coastal First Nations – Great Bear Initiative and Vancouver Island University. The training program wrapped up with a graduation ceremony in Port Hardy. In all, ten participants complet all seven courses and three others completed a majority of the courses:

April 7, 2014 - 14:32
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