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Exploring the Great Bear Sea

10/04/2017 (All day)

In 2015, Green Fire Productions released The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past – Planning for the Future, a film about efforts to balance ecological, cultural and economic considerations along BC

Eyes and Ears on Coastal BC

28/11/2016 (All day)
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A successful case study in marine stewardship, Coastal Guardian Watchmen's Regional Monitoring System could be a model replicated by Indigenous Guardian programs nationwide.

Training the Next Generation of Coastal Stewards

25/11/2016 (All day)
STTP at Hakai

In the Stewardship Technicians Training Program, students acquire the skills to become stewardship professionals and learn from traditional knowledge that’s been passed down for generations.

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

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.