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Knowledge is Power

This website provides information and resources on FPIC as a tool of self-determination to assist communities in decision making. We have selected articles, tool kits, videos, voice messages, and community stories about FPIC and consultation.

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Role of Indigenous Māori People in Collaborative Water Governance in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Scientific Paper

2011 - English - Academic

Role of Indigenous Māori People in Collabora...

N. Kirk, P.A Memon


This article examines recent initiatives to increase representation of Māori people in water governance in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Breaching Barriers: The Fight for Indigenous Participation in Water Governance
Scientific Paper

2020 - English - Academic

Breaching Barriers: The Fight for Indigenous...

David E. Wilkins, Ryan E. Emanuel


This article examines the barriers faced by Indigenous peoples to participation in water governance, which includes planning and permitting of infrastructure affecting their land.

Water Song: Indigenous Women and Water
Essay

2016 - English - Practical

Water Song: Indigenous Women and Water

Kate Cave, Shianne McKay


This article reflects on the role of Indigenous women in water governance.

Legal and Policy Tools for Source Water Protection in Indigenous Communities
Manual

2019 - English - Practical

Legal and Policy Tools for Source Water Prot...

Canadian Environmental Law Association


This toolkit provides various resources for First Nation communities and individuals regarding community-based, policy and legal instruments aimed at water protection.

A manual on Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC): Communities in the Driving Seat
Manual

This manual provides an overview of FPIC and how it can be utilized from a community perspective.

A Toolkit to Support Conservation by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities: Building Capacity and Sharing Knowledge for Indigenous Peoples’ and Community Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCAs)
Manual

This toolkit consists of practical resources that can be used to empower local communities and Indigenous peoples to recognize human rights, biodiversity, and ecosystem protection.

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