An aboriginal criterion for sustainable forest management
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An aboriginal criterion for sustainable forest management

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Published by The Association in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Sustainable forestry -- Canada.,
  • Forest management -- Canada.,
  • Native peoples -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNational Aboriginal Forestry Association.
SeriesNAFA position paper, Position paper (National Aboriginal Forestry Association)
The Physical Object
Pagination9, 5 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18450150M
ISBN 101896955010

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  Further, this criterion is consistent with and has linkages to current federal policy on sustainable forest management, as demonstrated by the Model Forests Program, which includes Aboriginal Peoples as full partners in forest management in many of the by: By developing an Aboriginal research agenda to address research issues specific to: sustainable forest management on Indian Reserve lands; the integration of traditional activities and knowledge into forest management and related business decision-making both on and off-reserve; and, the development of Aboriginal research capacity. Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people: the evolving relationship As clearly outlined by RCAP (a), a renewed nation-to-nation relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people with respect to sustainable forest management is required. Since the time . “NAFA Position Paper on an Aboriginal Criterion for Sustainable Forest Management.” In Proceedings of FAO–ILO International Forestry Seminar “Exploring Multiple Use and Ecosystem Management: From Policy to Practices,” September ,

Aboriginal and treaty rights and Aboriginal participation: essential elements of sustainable forest ry Chronicle 74(3)– Smith, P. Inclusion before streamlining: the status of data collection on Aboriginal issues for sustainable forest management in by: Existing institutions and rules of engagement for sustainable forest management (SFM) in Canada are not designed to accommodate the rights or interests of its Aboriginal peoples. In recognition of this, there has emerged a community of Aboriginal partners and academic researchers committed to changing forestry practices, institutions, and policies. The Aboriginal Forest Planning Process (AFPP) was developed to integrate indigenous and western forest management approaches. The AFPP is a participatory decision-making tool designed to enhance co-management of the John Prince Research Forest (JPRF) in central interior British Columbia, Canada and to elicit goals, objectives, criteria, and indicators of sustainable forest management from the Cited by: Changes made thus far to forest policy across the country have undoubtedly begun to alter the context in which Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal relationships exist with respect to sustainable forest management (O'Flaherty et al., , Wilson and Graham, , Wyatt, ).Cited by:

Traditional Knowledge, Sustainable Forest Management, and Ethical Research Involving Aboriginal Peoples: An Aboriginal Scholar’s Perspective Deborah McGregor. Document Type. Book Chapter. Publication Date. Volume. Journal. Aboriginal Policy Research Volume X Setting the Agenda for Change. First Page. Last Page. Cited by: 1. 10 / Traditional Knowledge, Sustainable Forest Management, and Ethical Research / the cultures, languages, knowledge and values of Aboriginal peoples, and to the standards used by Aboriginal peoples to legitimate knowledge.”15 RCAP also recognized and Cited by: 1. Aboriginal involvement is now a defining theme for achieving Sustainable Forest Management. Concurrently, the concept of “Aboriginal forestry” has emerged to promote links between Traditional.   Indigenous peoples and forests in North America have long been intertwined. Aboriginal and tribal communities have served as forest stewards Author: Sustainable Forestry Initiative.