The Bras D’Or Lakes Collaborative Environmental Planning Initiative is a unique collaboration of partners that incorporates both traditional Mi’kmaq and western perspectives in order to foster a healthy and productive Bras D’Or Lakes watershed ecosystem.
Towards Energy Security in NunatuKavut aims to address community sustainability concerns through a strengths-focused approach in three of NunatuKavut’s most remote communities: Black Tickle, Norman Bay and St. Lewis (Fox Harbour).
Tobique First Nation has set a clear path to an energy secure future for their community. Their vision behind the renewable energy partnerships that they are pursuing is to turn TFN into a net zero community, but they realize that it is essential to have accurate and up-to-date data on which to base decisions which can secure their vision.
By bringing together the Alumni from the 20/20 Catalyst Program to share stories, we can generate new insights about the gendered experience of renewable energy projects involving Indigenous peoples across the country.
The goal of the project is to understand gaps in the effectiveness of programs offered to Indigenous peoples in Canada and how these programs fit within the broader context of reconciliation and Indigenous rights implementation.
It is a fundamental objective of A SHARED FUTURE to question whether and how Canada’s renewable energy development agenda is indeed “Indigenous led,” and to do so by examining the extent to which specific initiatives are attentive, or not, to social, cultural, economic, and political gender dynamics within Indigenous communities.
This community-driven and participatory action research project expects to play a role in supporting urban Indigenous organizations and communities to identify and advance their energy priorities.
Our proposed research seeks to further knowledge about current food sovereignty practices amongst T’Sou-ke Nation, while investigating what supports the community needs to secure infrastructure for their food sovereignty efforts.
An ethnographic analysis of the A SHARED Research Program.