Tag: Indigenous Peoples
“We are such a place-based people. To have this land back, to be in control of it, is a fresh, new hope.”
We must start by standing with those environmental defenders who are safeguarding their lands and territories, and we must secure a future for the planet by securing their rights, tenure, and governance.
“Canada has bulldozered a pathway forward on this unsustainable project that is in no way honorable, in the interest of the public, or aligned with its commitment to implement federal legislation on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”
"The central point of this study is to show the need of acquiring an integral vision of the region to fight the destruction that has been taking place.”
Here’s how indigenous leaders pulled together a grassroots movement to resist the pipeline expansion.
“What these new maps show us is that understanding Indigenous perspectives and Indigenous contributions to conservation are essential when negotiating local or global conservation agreements."