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Indigenous Land Stewardship program applies old solutions to modern problems – CBC

Program at Native Education College comes as world looks to Indigenous knowledge to help solve climate crisis

Oct 14, 2019

There’s a growing recognition that traditional Indigenous knowledge will be needed to help mitigate the climate crisis, and Justin Sidon wants play a part in that.

Sidon grew up fishing Sockeye salmon along the Fraser River as a member of the Sto:Lo First Nation, and is now one of seven people enrolled at the new Indigenous Land Stewardship program at Vancouver’s Native Education College.

Its aim is to help people like Sidon, 30, build on traditional ways of sustainable land and resource management and share them with decision makers looking for help preserving ecosystems in the face of climate change.

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