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Fighting for Survival, Downstream from the Tar Sands

If you are downstream from resource extraction in Canada and want to learn about how a positive relationship between western science and traditional knowledge can look like, please give it a view!
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CBC Softballs News Piece on Sovereignty and Industrial Development, Hits Home Run

Last week, The Current aired a radio segment about Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, who are using Industry money to ensure their own survival and sovereignty. This is the type of airtime any organization dreams of.
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One River Many Relations: Issue #2

Summer 2013: Issue 2 Environmental, Health and Indigenous Communities in Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Download Here   Issue #2: 1.Comparing Water Policy in AB and NWT 2. One River, Many Relations: Research Project 3. Fish Sampling: Paul Jones 4....
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Video: Moose Lake: Home and Refuge

Moose Lake: home and refuge from Fort McKay on Vimeo. Moose Lake is one of the few remaining refuges for Fort McKay residents and surrounding First Nations. Moose Lake is a natural haven where community members are able to practice...
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Results of Biomonitoring Project 2011-2012

Recently, many residents of Fort Chipewyan have expressed concern about changes in the environment and in the health of animals and people. In June 2011 the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, ACFN, and Mikisew Cree First Nation, MCFN, invited the University...
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Oilsands monitoring portal launched. To be completed 2015.

Will the new oilsands monitoring portal change Canada? CBC reports – Oilsands monitoring portal launched by Ottawa, Alberta Environmental monitoring data from Alberta’s oilsands region is now accessible online at a web portal launched Monday by the federal and Alberta...
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Reader response from 4th Annual Healing Walk

We recently heard from a reader regarding Issue 2 of One River, Many Relations. He told us that he came across the newsletter after attending the 4th Annual Healing Walk. It was great to hear from someone who has picked up...
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Recipe: Bear Grease

Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation challenges Shell

Shell Canada is proposing two new oil sands mine projects in northern Alberta, Canada. From the perspective of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations (ACFN), whose lands will be affected by both Shell mines, governments are not fulfilling the promises of...
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Pine Point Mine – “This was our tar sands”

Lloyd Norn & Tom Unka Near the community of Fort Resolution, there was once a mining community called Pine Point. With a population of 2,000, Pine Point had a hockey arena, a golf course, and a number of commercial enterprises,...
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