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NY Times Features Coastal First Nations and Guardian Watchmen

16/11/2016 (All day)

In this feature story, the NY Times highlights Indigenous communities from

First Nations must play key role in spill response

31/10/2016 (All day)

In a recent opinion article in the Vancouver Sun about the devastating diesel spill in

CSN is hiring a Program Assistant!

18/10/2016 (All day)

Are you looking for a great opportunity to support the work of First Nations along BC's North and Central Coast, and Haida Gwaii?

2016 Coastal Stewardship Network Gathering

27/06/2016 (All day)
2016 CSN Gathering

From May 16-20, at the Hakai Beach Institute on Calvert Island, Guardian Watchmen and other stewardship staff from across BC’s North and Central Coast, and Haida Gwaii, came together for the 2016

Applications open for Stewardship Technicians Training Program!

08/09/2016 (All day)

Would you like to help protect your Nation’s lands and waters? Are you looking to increase the skills you already have as a Stewardship Technician?

If you look after the land, the land will look after you

10/04/2015 (All day)
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Coastal First Nations Learning Exchange Explores Shared Values

Revitalizing Indigenous Laws to Support Land and Marine Stewardship

01/03/2015 (All day)

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. 

Karajarri and Lutsel K'e Dene to Participate in Learning Exchange with Kitasoo/Xai'xais, Heiltsuk and Metlakatla Stewardship Staff

17/08/2014 (All day)
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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

Stewardship Graduates Ready and Prepared to Protect their Coastal Territories

07/04/2014 (All day)
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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: