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Jan 25 2010
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Since the time of contact with non Indigenous settlers in the southern interior of B.C. many traditional Indigenous harvesters including hunters, fishermen, and gatherers from the Ktunaxa, Nlaka’pamux, Secwepemc, St’at’imc, Syilx, and Ts’ilqotin nations have repeatedly expressed concern about the declining health and abundance of culturally important foods in our respective traditional territories. Therefore, the Interior of B.C.

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Jan 11 2010
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Guidelines for proceeding with Indigenous community based research as it relates to traditional food systems. The link provides the following documents in pdf format.
1. International Case Studies
2. Procedures Manuel - Introduction
3. Procedures Manuel - 5 step
4. Procedures Manuel - Tools and References
5. Procedures Manuel - Appendices

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Jan 11 2010
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Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to contribute to the development, collection and use of cultural indicators of Indigenous Peoples’ food and agro-ecological systems for policy, planning and advocacy purposes.
Audience: The intended users of this paper are Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations (IPOs), Government departments responsible for data collection and statistics, UN agencies, NGOs, and other development actors.

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Jan 8 2010
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Policy relevance
Many factors threaten the fight against household food insecurity, hunger, and poverty;
this is particularly true for Aboriginal Canadians. Stakeholders, decision-makers, evaluators, and academics need to know about the unique experiences, challenges, traditions, knowledge, and
beliefs of Aboriginal people when making strategic decisions or recommendations or when
implementing new policies and programs. While much funding is currently directed at the health
needs and concerns of First Nations people in on- and off-reserve areas, lack of government

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Jan 8 2010
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The food guide shows how many servings to choose from each food group every day and how much food makes a serving. Canada's Food Guide describes healthy eating for Canadians two years of age or older. Choosing the amount and type of food recommended in Canada's Food Guide will help:
- children and teens grow and thrive
- meet your needs for vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients
- lower your risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis (weak and brittle bones).

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Jan 7 2010
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Three human figures wearing high hats are often carved at the very top of Haida poles. In the past, Haida watchmen were posted at strategic positions around a village to raise the alarm in advance of an approaching enemy. Watchmen also crowned poles as carved figures protecting the village from evil spirits. The three carved watchmen form the symbol adopted by the Haida for the Haida Gwaii Watchmen Program.

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