Incorporating Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) into Environmental Assessments

October 20, 2022 11:30am

Adam Levine
Team Leader, Indigenous Relations and Participation Funding
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

This session will look at real-world examples and practical applications for how Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Western Science can be applied to projects in the natural resources sector.

  • This session will address how Traditional Knowledge and Western Science can be applied to projects in the natural resources sector.
  • Collaborating and engaging with Indigenous communities
  • Sharing information and research and what is kept confidential
  • Establishing financial arrangements and supports, setting financial priorities and understanding budgetary constraints
  • Monitoring and reporting on project commitments from all parties
  • Drafting agreement duration, termination and renewal
  • Anticipating a dispute resolution scenario