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Considering Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge in Environmental Assessments




A document outlining voluntary principles providing general guidance on the consideration of Aboriginal traditional knowledge in environmental assessment under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. The principles are interim and will be replaced by more detailed guidance from the Aboriginal Advisory Committee of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. The document outlines the meaning of Aboriginal traditional knowledge, consideration in environmental assessment, principles for working with the community, and seeking prior informed consent. Additional information sources are provided.

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Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut

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