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Feb 24 2017

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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Feb 23 2017

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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Dec 8 2016

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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Dec 8 2016

Cross Cultural Interface where Indigenous and Sustainable Agri-food systems intra-act.

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Dec 8 2016

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

Dawn Morrison
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Oct 20 2016

A fundraiser for Musgamagw. Get the fish farms out of the ocean!

Dawn Morrison
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Jun 28 2016

Following the leadership of the BC Food Systems Network Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty (WGIFS), the 10th annual WGIFS Strategic meeting will provide the time and space to network and introduce the innovative concepts and vision to increase awareness and sensitivity to the diverse socio-political realities and cultures that are affirmed in Indigenous relationships to food, land, and inter-tribal trading and giving economies.

Dawn Morrison
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Sep 16 2014

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.

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Mar 6 2014

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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Jan 30 2014

This paper places the work of a Peruvian NGO (PRATEC), with which the author
collaborates, within a broad context of the theory of knowledge. The three
members of PRATEC were engaged in different aspects of the development
enterprise. Out of their perceived failure of that enterprise, they deprofessionalised
themselves and founded this NGO. The author argues that within the professional
academic disciplines it is impossible to produce a knowledge that can
contribute to the procreative concerns of communities, that is, their concerns

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