Gatherings - Water

Links and resources

Resources for the Gatherings-Water project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gatherings Indigenous Youth Writing Workshop #1 Vancouver

Thursday, July 9 ~ Raven & Hummingbird Tea Co.

1875 Powell Street (from 9am - 4pm)

Registration Free: Contact tbonneau@vip.net or call Tracey at 250-493-7181 ext. 2228

 

 

 

1991
Union of BC Indian Chiefs
Part 1 Water Rights: Historical Overview
Part 2 Indigenous Water Rights: Legal Overview
Link: http://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/ubcic/legacy_url/549/ubcic_indianwaterrights_1991.pdf?1426350418

Union of BC Indian Chiefs (continued):

UBCIC Submission to BC Water Act Modernisation Initiative
Link: http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/News_Releases/UBCICNews04301001.htm#axzz3Yp32VThb

“B.C.’s Tsal’alh Becomes First Blue Indigenous Community”
Link: http://www.canadians.org/blog/bcs-tsalalh-becomes-first-blue-indigenous-community

The Council of Canadians
“Tsal’alhmec Blue Indigenous Community Resolution”
Link: http://www.canadians.org/sites/default/files/bluecommunities-tsalalh-resolution.pdf

· “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Tsal’alh will call on the Federal and Provincial governments to enshrine water as a human right in federal and provincial law.”
· “BAE [sic] IT FURTHER that Tsal’alh will call on the government of Canada to develop a national plan of action to implement the human right to water.”

BCAFN Governance Toolkit: A Guide To Nation Building
Section 3.31 Water
Link: http://www.bcafn.ca/toolkit/governance-bcafn-governance-tool-3.31.php

Fish Out of Water: Tools to Protect British Columbia’s Groundwater and Wild Salmon
Link: http://watershed-watch.org/publications/files/FishOutofWater-web.pdf

Watershed Watch: Salmon Society
Link: http://www.watershed-watch.org/

“Watershed Watch Salmon Society’s mission is to catalyze efforts to protect and restore BC’s precious wild salmon. Through scientific expertise, strategic alliances, outreach programs, and innovative projects, Watershed Watch is at the forefront in sounding the alarm on threats to salmon, and in prompting action to help them.”

Okanagan Nation Alliance
Link: http://www.syilx.org/operations/fisheries-and-aquatics/

Okanagan Nation Fisheries Commission Dam Research
Link: http://www.obwb.ca/obwrid/docs/019_1999_Ok_Nation_Fisheries_Commission_Dam.pdf

First Nations Fisheries Council of British Columbia
Link: http://www.fnfisheriescouncil.ca/

Water for Fish Blog: BC First Nations Sharing Water, Wisdom, Wealth and Woes
Link: http://fnfcwater.org/

Into the Deep Blue: Marine Ecosystem Based Management
Coastal First Nations
Link: http://www.coastalfirstnations.ca/sites/default/files/imce/intothedeepblue.pdf

A Sea of Change: Integrated Marine Use Planning
Coastal First Nations Turning Point Institute
Link: http://www.coastalfirstnations.ca/sites/default/files/imce/seaofchange.pdf

Have you heard the radio call from the Exxon Valdez?
Coastal First Nations
Link: Have you heard the radio call from the Exxon Valdez?

Accompanying press release
Link: http://coastalfirstnations.ca/news-release/march-24-2013-121pm

Oil Spill In Great Bear Sea would have devastating impact says Coastal First Nations Report
(Oil tanker spill consequences)
Coastal First Nations
Link: http://www.coastalfirstnations.ca/sites/default/files/cfn-files-public/oil%20tanker%20impacts_1.pdf

A Review of Offshore Oil and Gas Development in British Columbia
(Full report from aforementioned link)
Coastal First Nations
Link: http://research.rem.sfu.ca/sustainableplanning/CoastalFirstNationsOOGReport.pdf

Skeena Fisheries
Link: http://www.skeenafisheries.ca/

Wet’suwet’en Fisheries Program
Link: http://www.wetsuweten.com/departments/fisheries-and-wildlife/

Gitksan Watershed Authorities
Link: http://www.gwaonline.ca/home.htm

Gitanyow Fisheries Authority
Link: http://www.gitanyowfisheries.com/

Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat
Link: http://www.frafs.ca/

‘Let First Nations Manage Fisheries’
(About David Close, Indigenous faculty at UBC, Aboriginal Fisheries Research Unit)
Link: http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/Aboriginal-Affairs/2010/10/28/FNFisheriesManagement/

Aboriginal Fisheries Research Unit (UBC)
Link: http://aboriginalfisheriesresearch.com/

Wild Salmon Forever: A Declaration of the First Nations of British Columbia
Link: http://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/ubcic/legacy_url/211/WILD_SALMON_FOREVER_v2.pdf?1426350047

Crisis on Tap: Seeking Solutions for Safe Drinking Water for Indigenous People
University of Victoria
Link: http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cahr/knowledge/publications/waterbook.pdf

Indigenous Peoples Water Rights: Challenges and Opportunities in an Era of Increased North American Integration
Link: http://www.onwa.ca/upload/documents/water-rights-canada.pdf

Struggles Against Gold-mine on Indigenous Land
Link: http://www.fnemc.ca/2014/01/28/struggles-against-gold-mine-on-indigenous-land%E2%80%A8/

Our Land is Our Future
Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs
Link: http://www.afn.ca/uploads/files/water/10-04-06.pdf

“All of the water that is in our reserves and that is in our territory is ours”: Colonial and Indigenous water governance in unceded Indigenous territories in British Columbia
Beatrice Rose Simms Thesis
Link: http://circle.ubc.ca/bitstream/handle/2429/51475/ubc_2015_february_simms_beatrice.pdf?sequence=1

Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on Behalf of Indian Water Rights Commission
Link: http://scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy/solr?query=ID%3A31664&start=0&rows=10&mode=view&pos=0&page=1

Transcending Sovereignty: Locating Indigenous Peoples in Transboundary Water Law
Jennifer Lynne Archer Thesis
Link: https://circle.ubc.ca/bitstream/handle/2429/40366/ubc_2012_spring_archer_jennifer.pdf?sequence=3

Nothing Sacred: The Growing Threat to Water and Indigenous People
The Interior Alliance of B.C.
Link: http://www.iatp.org/files/Nothing_Sacred_The_Growing_Threat_to_Water__In.htm

Water Governance and First Nations
Dr. Marlowe Sam
Link: http://www.obwb.ca/fileadmin/docs/080515_presentation.pdf

What would Resitution and Regeneration Look like from the Point of View of Water?
Rita Wong
Link: http://speakingmytruth.ca/?page_id=605