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July 15, 2024


A First Nation’s geothermal project shows how fossil fuels can power the next seven generations 

Tu Deh-Kah facility site owned by Fort Nelson First Nation, which was once an oil reserve before it was depleted. Photo submitted Listen to article Canada’s National Observer: Elders and community members always knew something was bubbling under their feet on this remote B.C. First Nation territory. Long before contact, the hot springs throughout Fort Nelson...

July 6, 2024


An Indigenous ecologist on why we need to stop and listen to save the planet

New book details how joining Western science and an Indigenous worldview makes for better science Amanda Buckiewicz · CBC News · Posted: Apr 19, 2024 3:08 PM EDT | Last Updated: April 19 Quirks and Quarks – 19:12 An Indigenous ecologist on why we need to stop and listen to save the planet Click to the following link to...

July 1, 2024


‘The History Isn’t Certainly Taught in Your Ordinary School’

Through film, the TEṮÁĆES Revitalization Project tells the story of the W̱SÁNEĆ presence on the Southern Gulf Islands. This article is part of a Tyee Presents initiative. Tyee Presents is the special sponsored content section within The Tyee where we highlight contests, events and other initiatives that are either put on by us or by...

June 28, 2024


‘We’re Going to Work Together. That’s the Nutsa’maat Commitment’

Lydia Hwitsum is a land champion for bringing together First Nations and settler governments using a traditional Cowichan principle. This article is part of a Tyee Presents initiative. Tyee Presents is the special sponsored content section within The Tyee where we highlight contests, events and other initiatives that are either put on by us or...

June 24, 2024


Land Awards Spotlight Indigenous Heroes and Projects

Accolades for First Nations leaders and initiatives at this year’s Real Estate Foundation of BC gala.  The Tyee: This article is part of a Tyee Presents initiative. Tyee Presents is the special sponsored content section within The Tyee where we highlight contests, events and other initiatives that are either put on by us or by...

April 29, 2024


Listen: Bringing northern Guardians together

Ollie Williams·April 29, 2024 A bull caribou. Twildlife/Dreamstime NationTalk: Cabin Radio – Indigenous governments are looking to Guardians programs to safeguard the land and water while providing employment, too. How do you make sure they all work together? Amos Scott recently became the executive director of the Caribou Guardians Coalition, a body dedicated to coordinating the...