Keepers of the Water X, 2016
Keepers of the Water joined Paddle for the Peace, urgently protecting the Peace River from Site C Dam, with a Strategic Planning Session and our Annual General Meeting in Fort St. John, BC.

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Keepers of the Water
The Keepers of the Water is comprised of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples; environmental groups; concerned citizens; and communities working together for the protection of air, water, and land - and thus, for all living things today and tomorrow in the Arctic Drainage Basin.

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» BROCHURE: Keepers of the Water (1.2MB PDF)
» NEWSLETTER: March 2016, Volume 2, Issue 1 (850KB PDF)
» NEWSLETTER: August 2015, Volume 1, Issue 1 (775KB PDF)
Job Opportunities
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Part Time Coordinator, Keepers of the Athabasca
Closing date: November 18, 2016 or until filled
Keepers of the Athabasca offers a part-time (with possibility of full-time) contract position of Coordinator. Keepers of the Athabasca is an Indigenous-led, not-for-profit environmental society, founded in 2006. Refer to the attached job description for details and application instructions.
» JOB OPPORTUNITY: Part Time Coordinator, Keepers of the Athabasca (160KB PDF or 30KB DOCX)
What's New
RELEASE: Environmental Groups Support MCFN Call to Protect Wood Buffalo National Park
October 3, 2016
Environmental groups met with members of UNESCO's international monitoring mission, in Canada to investigate threats to Wood Buffalo National Park's World Heritage status. The groups will express their support for the Mikisew Cree First Nation's petition to put the Park on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites in danger, and call on Canada to take action to protect this global treasure from the growing threats, including upstream hydro-electric and oil sands developments.
» RELEASE: Environmental Groups Support MCFN Call to Protect Wood Buffalo National Park (276KB PDF)
» Presentation to IUCN UNESCO Mission to Wood Buffalo National Park (2.9MB PDF)
» Keepers of the Water: Strategic planning for UNESCO presentation (390KB PDF)

RELEASE: Join us September 6 to support the Justice for the Peace Caravan
August 30, 2016
First Nations leaders, Elders and other community members from Treaty 8 are driving across Canada to focus on the importance of the latest legal challenge to the Site C Dam project on the Peace River. On September 6, Elder Nancy Scanie will lead a Water Ceremony at the Alberta Legislature at 8am, before the caravan leaves. Come gather, bring water from a precious natural place, and bring yourself in solidarity with people protecting land and water for a better future.
» RELEASE: Justice for the Peace! Caravan (107KB PDF)

GATHERING: Keepers of the Water X
June 17, 2016
Keepers of the Water join Paddle for the Peace, urgently protecting the Peace River from Site C Dam. Join us for a Strategic Planning Session on July 9, 2016 at 6pm (RSVP), and for our Annual General Meeting on July 10, 2016 at 1pm at the Treaty 8 Building in Fort St. John, BC.
» INFORMATION: Keepers of the Water X
» WEBSITE: Paddle for the Peace
» POSTER: Keepers of the Water X (600KB PDF)

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