Follow Us! Like Our Page!

BC aquatic research facility incorporates Indigenous governance model – SeaWest News

“Our First Nations leaders want reliable, local science advice that they can trust and understand in the face of so much competing and activist-driven science in the media,” Dallas Smith, of the Tlowitsis First Nation

British Columbia’s foremost aquatic research facility, is revamping its governance model to better represent local First Nations’ values and priorities.

In a statement, The BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences (BC CAHS) said its new Board composition will honour reconciliation, respect, and recognition of Indigenous governance, territories, and rights by incorporating Indigenous Ecological Knowledge in its practices while empowering increased First Nations’ oversight to operations in their traditional waters.

Read More:

 102 total views,  2 views today

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More