Indigenous Water Forum

It was a successful forum! Thank you so much to everyone who attended the forum, the speakers, the keynote, the people who shared their views, and who held and participated in ceremonies. You will find presentations which were given at the forum, research that came out of the forum, and more on this website.

 

October 27-28, 2016 Dakota Dunes Casino, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, SK

Hosted by: The Safe Water for Health Research Team, University of Saskatchewan, Touchwood Agency Tribal Council, Saskatchewan, and The Safe Drinking Water Team, Saskatchewan

Purpose: This forum bridged people’s knowledge of water through sharing of indigenous ways of knowing, research presentations and demonstrations of practical applications. The purpose of the forum was to make recommendations for action-oriented strategies to achieve safe drinking water in First Nations communities. The forum strengthened research relationships for collaborative projects to advance management and policies for improved drinking water.

Stream 1: Drinking water treatment processes and policies, promotion of safe drinking water

*At least one day of CEUs will be awarded*
 

Stream 2: Challenges, successes, priorities and directives for drinking water on First Nations lands

Invitees: First Nations organizations, community members, academics, students, non-profit organizations and industry.

 

“Passing water forward” Artist: Leah Dorion, Prince Albert, SK

“Passing water forward”
Artist: Leah Dorion, Prince Albert, SK

Dakota Dunes Casino Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Saskatchewan

Dakota Dunes Casino Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Saskatchewan


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