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NANWAKOLAS OPERATIONAL PROTOCOL FOR LARGE CULTURAL CEDAR

 The lands and resources of our territories have sustained our culture, way of life, spirituality, economy and society for countless generations. From child to Elder, a vital part of who we are as peoples is identified and lived on the land. This includes our forests and trees, which have always provided our peoples with bounty...
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BEARLY RECOGNIZABLE
January 11, 2021 Last year on this page, we featured the early results of collaborative work between bear researcher Dr. Melanie Clapham and the Nanwakolas First Nations Guardians, using facial recognition technology and new data…
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Black Bear Dens
Taking Care Of Black Bear Dens Guardians of the Nanwakolas First Nations are learning how to locate black bear dens on Vancouver Island, to help protect them from the impacts of logging. Black bear dens…
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Doing The Groundwork
The Nanwakolas Referrals Office On any given day in the Referrals Office at Nanwakolas Council, the team will be reviewing the hundred or so referrals that come across their desks every month. The first job…
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Climate Change Research
The Nanwakolas Council member First Nations are concerned about the impacts of climate change on habitats and species that they rely on. The Tlowitsis, Da’naxda’xw Awaetlala and K’omoks First Nations are partnering with other Coastal…
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