Integration of First Nations values into the colonial system of forestry: within the Tl'azt'en community

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This Wiki page will be focusing on the Tl'azt'en Nation and their experience of working in the forest industry within colonial Canada. The Tl'azt'en Nation is located within Canada in the province of British Columbia (BC)[1].

·        Who, what, when, where, how, why

Forestry within the Tl’azt’en Nation

·        Tenure type

·        What type of forest timber product

o  How they are extracting

·        Effect on the nation

o  Benefits for the nation

o  How the people are reacting

·        Management  

o  How they are managing

o  Who are they working with

Divide between First Nations Communities and the Colonial industry

·        How are values different

·        What are the problems associated with different values?

·        Working with organizations when values are different

·        How do different values effect both the community and the industry?

Resources Available for First Nations Communities in forestry

·        Types of resources (1,5,6,9)

·        What these resources do

·        Why they are important

·        How are they changing the colonial systems?           

Similar Situations

·        Looking at other Community forests within Canada between First Nations and the colonial government

·        How they are similar

·        How they are different

·        What does this mean about working in Colonial Canada

Looking into the future

·        Things to improve upon

·        Integration of values

·        Where to go from here

Where is that Tl’azt’en Nation Now

·        Using their website (8)

·        What are they doing now?

·        How has it affected them? 

References • B.C First Nations Forestry Council. (2018, September 25). Retrieved from • Booth, A. L., & Muir, B. R. (2013). “How far do you have to walk to find peace again?”: A case study of First Nations operational values for a community forest in Northeast British Columbia, Canada. Natural Resources Forum,37(3), 153-166. doi:10.1111/1477-8947.12005 • Booth, A. L., & Skelton, N. W. (2010). “Theres a Conflict Right There”: Integrating Indigenous Community Values into Commercial Forestry in the Tl’azt’en First Nation. Society & Natural Resources,24(4), 368-383. doi:10.1080/08941920902755390 • Curran, D. (2017). “Legalizing” the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements: Colonial Adaptations Toward Reconciliation and Conservation. McGill Law Journal,62(3), 813-860. doi:10.7202/1042775ar • Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations. (2017, August 09). Forestry. Retrieved from • NAFA. (2015). Third Report on First Nation-Held Forest Tenure in Canada 2015 (pp. 1-42, Rep. No. 3). Ottawa, Ontario: NAFA. • Robinson, E. L. (2010). The cross-cultural collaboration of the Community Forest. Anthropologica,52(2), 345-356. doi:10.24124/2008/bpgub512 • Tl'azt'en Nation | British Columbia Canada. (n.d.). “Welcome to the Tl’azt’en Nation”, Retrieved From • United Nations., General Assembly. (2008). United Nations Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples. New York: United Nations. • •

  1. Booth, A. L., & Skelton, N. W. (2010). ""Theres a Conflict Right There": Integrating Indigenous Community Values into Commercial Forestry in the Tl'azt'en First Nation". Society & Natural Resources. 24(4): 368–383.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)