We are excited to share the news that the Indigenous Guardians Toolkit website is now live! The Toolkit is a place for Indigenous communities across Canada to learn, share and connect about building and implementing Indigenous Guardian programs.
In the Toolkit, you’ll find:
- Practical information, tips and resources
- Downloadable worksheets and templates to use and modify
- Stories of guardians at work and quotes from people on-the-ground
- A map of guardian programs across Canada
- Ways to share and connect with other communities
We would like to acknowledge and thank the many people who made the Toolkit possible – the development of the Toolkit was facilitated by TNC Canada in collaboration with the Toolkit Advisory Group and Indigenous communities and practitioners from across the country.
The Indigenous Guardians Toolkit is a living, growing and expanding resource. The Toolkit provides communities with the opportunity to share stories and resources related to guardian work. Feel free to spread the word about the Indigenous Guardians Toolkit and forward this email to Indigenous communities working to monitor and steward their lands and waters or others working to support Indigenous Guardians.
We look forward to working together in support of on-the-ground Indigenous stewardship and the work of Indigenous Guardians across Canada.
The Toolkit Team at TNC Canada (Claire Hutton, Amanda Karst, Karen Peachey and Sandra Thomson)
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I attended the conference in 2017 in Ottawa. I felt I found a group of people who were similar to self in wanting to protect wildlife and their habitat & how it started from one person, Captain Gold fighting for the protection of cultural sites. The problem with my BC indigenous reserve is they don’t feel compelled to protect anything except their mining or forestry or agriculture jobs, oh yah enforce the Indian Act.