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First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Getting Started By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. Getting Started provides a broad overview of watershed planning, the structure of the guidebooks and a gloassary of terms.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 4. Achieving Consensus on the Plan:Design the Plan By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The fourth volume, Achieving Consensus on the Plan: Design the Plan, explains how to use the developed partnerships, your First Nations approach, and knowledge of the watershed to develop the formal watershed plan. Here we set goals and objectives, identify issues, solutions and priorities, come up with an action plan and identify linkages, and decide what success looks like and how you will measure and evaluate it.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 5. Bringing the plan to life: follow through By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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he First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The fifth volume, Bringing the Plan to Life: Follow Through, reviews how the planning document provides the path forward toward the vision and reminds people how and why these decisions and priorities were achieved.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 3. Knowing Your Watershed: All of Our Relations By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The third volume, Knowing Your Watershed: All Our Relations, assists with determining the current state of the watershed – including all our relations (people, plants, animals) living in and connected with the watershed. It will help you to bring together information on the environment, economy, social elements, cultural elements and relationships to understand the history and the current health of the area.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 2. Building Partnerships: Collaborative Relationships By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The second volume, Building Partnerships: Collaborative Relationships, helps bring new partnerships closer together by suggesting ways to gather and share stories with the people who live, work and play in the watershed. It explores ways to facilitate wider community engagement to share ideas, and to gather input on the plan and peoples concerns and priorities.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 1. Describing your Approach: Know Yourself By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The first volume, Describing Your Approach: Know Yourself, addresses the first stage of planning, where the primary purpose is to articulate your values, identify your goals, and determine how they will be explained to others.< Less
JOURNEY OUT OF THE AFRICAN MAZE: INDIGENOUS AND HIGHER EDUCATION IN TANDEM By Francis Bartels
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JOURNEY OUT OF THE AFRICAN MAZE: INDIGENOUS AND HIGHER EDUCATION IN TANDEM calls on African universities to turn away from meetings that inevitably lead to recommendations, plans of operation, and... More > proposals for aid. The author's reason for making this proposal, however, is neither one nor other of the two positions discernible in the current debate on the way forward in African development. It stems from African pragmatism. He suggests that African universities should use the time, energy and money that are being spent on the repetitive activities of the past - proposal-formulating commissions and plans-of-action-conferences - to empower • their postgraduate students, • the Professors and lecturers who are guiding them in their research, and • retired Professors in their fields of study to team up with their counterparts in the indigenous system to create such knowledge, and promote such action, as will guide their countries out of the development maze in which they find themselves.< Less
JOURNEY OUT OF THE AFRICAN MAZE: INDIGENOUS AND HIGHER EDUCATION IN TANDEM By Francis Bartels
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JOURNEY OUT OF THE AFRICAN MAZE: INDIGENOUS AND HIGHER EDUCATION IN TANDEM calls on African universities to turn away from meetings that inevitably lead to recommendations, plans of operation, and... More > proposals for aid. The author's reason for making this proposal, however, is neither one nor other of the two positions discernible in the current debate on the way forward in African development. It stems from African pragmatism. He suggests that African universities should use the time, energy and money that are being spent on the repetitive activities of the past - proposal-formulating commissions and plans-of-action-conferences - to empower • their postgraduate students, • the Professors and lecturers who are guiding them in their research, and • retired Professors in their fields of study to team up with their counterparts in the indigenous system to create such knowledge, and promote such action, as will guide their countries out of the development maze in which they find themselves.< Less
Connecting Indigenous worldview, well-being, and community projects. By Kerin Gould, Ph.D.
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This book replaces top-down approaches to Indigenous community development with a more holistic and emic approach that incorporates Indigenous knowledge and philosophies and features... More > practitioners’ own experiences. This is intended for both academics and practitioners and aims to reframe the way community development is discussed. This text argues that community well-being, like an individual’s, requires holistic care, and it puts well-being at the forefront of community development concerns. It emphasizes interconnectedness between aspects of community– economy, health, education, worldview, social organizing etc. – that contribute to individual and collective well-being. After laying a conceptual foundation, four interviews discuss first-hand participation in worldview/values-guided projects. These aim to have readers find their own lessons in other Indigenous people’s experiences and alternative and culturally specific ideas to apply to their community work.< Less
Connecting Indigenous worldview, well-being, and community projects. By Kerin Gould, Ph.D.
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This book replaces top-down approaches to Indigenous community development with a more holistic and emic approach that incorporates Indigenous knowledge and philosophies and features... More > practitioners’ own experiences. This is intended for both academics and practitioners and aims to reframe the way community development is discussed. This text argues that community well-being, like an individual’s, requires holistic care, and it puts well-being at the forefront of community development concerns. It emphasizes interconnectedness between aspects of community– economy, health, education, worldview, social organizing etc. – that contribute to individual and collective well-being. After laying a conceptual foundation, four interviews discuss first-hand participation in worldview/values-guided projects. These aim to have readers find their own lessons in other Indigenous people’s experiences and alternative and culturally specific ideas to apply to their community work.< Less