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Responsibility and Relationships

Divest in Dirty Fossil Fuels

CCEC is pleased to co-promote the Global Divestment Week, May 5-13,with the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty, one of our member-owners.

Responsibility and Relationships: Decolonizing the BC Food Systems Network

The BC Food Systems Network received funding from the Communities First: Impacts of
Community Engagement funds for a project that ran from December 2015 through July
2016. This report contains the original project intent as well as the lessons learned and
reflections on the process from Dawn Morrison and Abra Brynne who were involved in the project titled: Responsibility and Relationships: Decolonizing the British Columbia Food
Systems Network / Indigenizing our Praxis

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Failure to Consent - Kinder Morgan Pipeline at the Headwaters of the Fraser River

On December 19, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline. The owner, Kinder Morgan is threatening to transport diluted bitumen (dil-bit), a highly explosive neurotoxin, across the Fraser River, less than 400 metres near the headwaters. If we allow it, would travel along the entire length of the Thompson in some places as little as 50 metres from the shoreline.

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Indigenous food, land and heritage primer

Advocating for the protection, conservation and restoration of Indigenous food, land and bio-cultural heritage policies, planning and governance proposals in federal election.

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BC Food Systems Network Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty 9th Annual Meeting Report Part 1

Cultural and spiritual protocols
Background and history
Key concepts
Project updates
Sustainability and Scale
Updates from community and regional networks

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Enowkin Indigenous Knowledge Base Webportal

You are invited to share your experiences, thoughts and stories around climate change adaptation. Please visit our web page to register to participate on the Enowkin Indigenous Knowledge Base Webportal. The webportal is a site for Indigenous peoples across North America to share their climate change adaptation experiences and further adaptation education. Participate in blogs, forums and add content to the calendar.

Decolonizing the Mind: A Talk by Dr. Michael Yellowbird

Published on Feb 11, 2014

Decolonizing the Mind: Healing Through Neurodecolonization and Mindfulness -

Author, educator, medical social worker and citizen of the Arikara (Sahnish) and Hidatsa Nations in North Dakota, Michael Yellow Bird, MSW, Ph.D. works with indigenous communities, teaching about healing the trauma of colonialism. On January 24, 2014 he spoke about his experiences at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, sharing his ideas about how to do go about doing this through techniques of mindfulness, thought and behavior which he refers to as neurodecolonization.

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A conversation with Vandana Shiva

Dr Vandana Shiva at Mount Allison University in 2012

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We Are Not Being Heard: Aboriginal Perspectives on Traditional Foods Access and Food Security

Aboriginal peoples are among the most food insecure groups in Canada, yet their perspectives and knowledge are often sidelined
in mainstream food security debates. In order to create food security for all, Aboriginal perspectives must be included in food
security research and discourse. This project demonstrates a process in which Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal partners engaged in
a culturally appropriate and respectful collaboration, assessing the challenges and barriers to traditional foods access in the urban

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