Barriere Lake Trilateral Agreement
A short summary of the Barriere Lake Trilateral Agreement between Quebec, Canada and the Barriere Lake Algonquins, from a longer report on the agreement and its implementation. (Claudia Notzke, Barriere Lake Indian Government, March. Archive: NAE, 1993).
Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board
The Board's purpose "is to safeguard the caribou herds in the interest of aboriginal people who have traditionally relied upon caribou." The site includes a nice map of the caribou ranges and information about their management activities.
(Tshenish Pasteen, NATIVE-L mailing list, March 2. Archive: World History Archive, 1995).
Dene Kede K-6 Curriculum
A curriculum for Dene Kede children which has a couple of sections on environmental themes (land and sky; animals).
Dene Kede K-6 Curriculum Teacher Resource Manual
The two parts of this curriculum, the lesson plan and the teacher resource, aren't linked at the web site. If I didn't tell you it was there, you'd never know it.
Environmental News Memorandum: The AI-TC Newsletter
Newsletter on various environmental programs in Alaska. Infrequently updated. (Alaska Inter-Tribal Council, 1999).
Giving Traditional Ecological Knowledge Its Rightful Place in Environmental Impact Assessment
"Two fundamental limitations of northern EIAs are inadequate ecological baseline data and inadequate methodology to linking ecological and social components of the environment. The EIA process should include aboriginal peoples to mitigate these limitations." (John Sallenave, Northern Perspectives 22(1). Canadian Artic Resources Committee, 1994).
Grand Council of the Cree (Quebec)
The GCC's web site has an environmenta issues page containing sections on wildlife, hydroelectric power and forest issues.
Gwich'in Environmental Knowledge Project
GEKP collects information on traditional environmental knowledge, spiritual beliefs, and ethical principles of the Gwich'in Nation. GEKP makes local knowledge accessible to resource managers and aids community-based environmental monitoring systems. (Gleb Raygorodetsky, Cultural Survival Quarterly 20(1):15. Archive: NAE, 1996).
An excellent daily roundup of environmental news in the Rocky Mountain region, from British Columbia to Arizona. They cover Native American news quite well.
Hunting and the Quest for Power: The James Bay Cree and Whitemen in the 20th Century
Discusses hunting, hunting politics and its social and cultural importance to the Cree. (Harvey Feit, In Native Peoples: The Canadian Experience, 2nd ed., R. Bruce Morrison and C. Roderick Wilson, eds. McCelland and Stewart, 1995. Archive: Arctic Circle, 1995).
The Innu Nation's homepage has a number of articles on mining, hydroelectric development, forestry and other topics.
Low Level Military Flights in Labrador
(Mennonite Central Committee, 1987-96).
Lubicon NativeNet Archive
This is an archive of some very older mailing list posts about the Lubicon, with an amazing history before 1989 which is not to be missed. (1991-6).
Lubicon Supporters Web Page
Up-to-date and full of information.
Northern Ontario Native Tourism Association
NONTA was formed in 1987 "as a non-profit organization which helps to promote native entrepreneurs outpost camps/lodges up in Northern Ontario." They have materials on fishing, hunting and ecotourism.
Old Crow: Land of the Vuntut Gwitch'in
The Vuntut Gwitch'in have made a homepage about their land "to share our deep concerns about the possible threats to our culture and lifestyle, which would result from development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, the birthing grounds of the Porcupine Caribou Herd" which they still hunt. The pages were written by children, parents and elders and they "want the people of the world to know about the many challenges we face in order to continue our lifestyle, which was lived for many generations in harmony with the ecosystem." This would be a fun K-12 resource. (1996).
Right to Land and Natural Resources
(Grand Council of the Crees of Quebec, Submission to the United Nations Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Archive: Fourth World Documentation Project, 1985).
The Arctic Wildlife Refuge Also Protects People
About the potential impact of oil development on the Gwich'in people. (Will Nixon, The Amicus Journal (e-Amicus). Natural Resources Defense Council, 1996).
Water, Waste, Sour Gas
Reports on energy development on the lands of the Lubicon Cree and other Cree peoples. (Randy Lawrence, The People's Voice, January. Archive: World History Archive, 1995).
Who owns Voisey's Bay?
(David Playfair, The People's Voice, March. Archive: World History Archive, 1995).