MARITIME ABORIGINAL PEOPLES COUNCIL
Updated 69 days ago
172 Truro Heights Road Truro Heights, Nova Scotia B6L 1X1 Canada
Aboriginal Peoples have a vital role in sustainable development. Aboriginal Peoples hold traditional knowledge indigenous to these lands and waters and the plant, animal, and aquatic life that has evolved over countless millennia. Exchanging aquatic resources traditional knowledge, principles of resource use, best harvesting practices, participating in commercial fishing industry planning and involvement with oceans management strategies, such as the Oceans Act, Environmental Protection Act, Fisheries Act, Bio-diversity Strategy, SARA and others, require Aboriginal Peoples' inclusion for good decision making governance... The multi-year Aboriginal Aquatic Resources and Oceans Management program launched by Fisheries and Oceans Canada in 2003 responds to the maturing relationship between DFO and coastal Aboriginal Peoples. Through our community planning and the contribution and assistance from DFO, the Aboriginal Aquatic Resources and Oceans Management program and the Native Council..
Also known as: Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council (MAPC-MAARS)