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May 2017 Water Gathering

Nibi Onje Biimaadiziwin: ‘Water is Life’ Recently, water has become a high profile resource with terms such as ‘

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WHA Fall Research Update

The last intake date for community project and research proposals was October 17th, 2016. The Research Committee met in


Wa Ni Ska Tan is the Cree word for ‘Wake Up’ or to ‘Rise up’. The Wa Ni Ska Tan Hydro Alliance, WHA, or Hydro Alliance emerged out of the priorities and voices of impacted Indigenous communities. It consists of representatives from 24 Cree (Ininew/Inniniwak), Anishinaabe, and Métis nations; 22 researchers; 14 social justice and environmental NGOs; nine universities from Canada and the US; and multiple levels of government.