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Skownan - Our Land, Our Future

January 18, 2002
This video presents the people of Skownan speaking about what the land means to them and how they are striving to maintain their way of life. It captures some of the highlights of a project between Skownan First Nation and the International Institute for Sustainable Development that used an innovative process called Appreciative Inquiry to learn how Aboriginal people value the lands around them, and how this information can be incorporated into provincial land use and resource management planning. Through the appreciative inquiry, local people have built a shared vision for their future based on community strengths and have developed strategies for turning this vision into reality.