This research partnership brings together representatives from hydro-impacted Indigenous communities, NGOs (legal and social justice, environmental and food), multiple types of non-Indigenous and Indigenous governments, as well as universities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Quebec, and the United States.
We are always interested in building new partnerships and fostering relationships. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming involved in the research.
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December 16th, 2015 marks the 38th birthday of the [northern ﬂood] agreement. And since its inception nothing much has happened but destruction and it’s the destruction that has opened up many eyes of our people.
Our innocence was taken away from that dam.
Island Lake is not directly affected […] with the dams, electric dams, and our elders teach us that our land is still pristine in the Island Lake communities. We still drink from the water. We’re fortunate to drink from the lake of Island Lake.
We need a Truth and Reconciliation look at Manitoba Hydro and what they did. It goes good with what is happening right now with the residential schools.
The Tri-Agency is made up of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). They are a major source of arms-length independent research funding for post-secondary institutions across Canada.
To find out more about how each organization contributes to Wa Ni Ska Tan, click on the individual logos.
We do not accept funding from industry or government.