Land Use Planning

Indigenous Guardians Toolkit

We are excited to share the news that the Indigenous Guardians Toolkit website is now live! The Toolkit is a place for Indigenous communities across Canada to learn, share and connect about building and implementing Indigenous Guardian programs.  

In the Toolkit, you’ll find:

Xaxli'p Community Forest

The Xaxli'p Community Forest (XCF) is an evolving example of how
Indigenous communities are redefining sustainability and asserting their
sovereignty through natural resource governance. Written as part of a
doctoral dissertation research project out of the University of
California, Berkeley, the report traces over twenty years of

New book on use and occupancy map surveys

"The land is our life. Without the land we can't survive. It's as simple as that."
-George Smith, Cree-Metis Trapper