Understanding rights and risks starts with understanding the land
Understanding rights and risks starts with understanding the land. The “Preparing our Home” program would not be possible without the support from the local Land offices which provide maps as a foundation for hazard and asset mapping by the youth during the workshops.
We were honoured to work with amazingly dedicated staff like Kali Touchie that not only provided services for her home Ucluelet Nation but who is also working on developing a regional Nuu-chah-nulth approach to mapping.
For those who would like to learn more about Indigenous Mapping, here is a program offered by the The Firelight Group, Brokenhead Ojibway Nation, Nanaandawewigamig, the Partners for Engagement and Knowledge Exchange, Google Earth Outreach, Esri Canada, University of Manitoba, and National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association: