Inaugural Indigenous Peoples' Meeting on Climate Change

The first Indigenous Peoples’ Meeting on Climate Change, hosted by the Keepers of the Athabasca was held on January 24 - 26, 2016 on Treaty Six Territories, in Edmonton, Alberta. This meeting began an important discourse on building foundational plans to develop an Indigenous Climate Change strategy. This meeting was a ground breaking event - bringing together Indigenous leaders from across Canada to discuss climate change and climate change policy in relation to the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). As part of the meeting we began to develop an Indigenous Peoples’ strategy on climate change policy, and lay the foundation for futu

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