Author: Gabrielle Lamouche

LET’S TALK ENVIRONMENT IN KANESATAKE

Kanehsatake Ratihonstanonhstats Environment invite all Kanesatake membership of all ages to participate in the first engagement session for the Environmental Indicators Project and the Ottawa River Watershed Study. Where: Round Room, Rotiwennekete School, 407 St-Michel street, Kanesatake When: Thursday March 22, 2018 Time: Session 1: 6-7:30 PM Session 2: 7:30-9 PM What is the Environmental Indicators Project? This project aims specifically at • working with the community and target groups to identify locations within the community and closely surrounding areas which are important biodiverse hotspots or are lacking biodiversity • Deciding as a community which environmental indicators are important for us to use in furthering and deepening our understanding of the environment which surrounds us (water, air, soil, forests, industry, tourism, future land use) What is the Ottawa River Watershed study? • This project aims specifically at seeking input from Indigenous people, communities and organizations on how to best manage, protect, and conserve the Watershed in a co-management effort. Why it is important that you participate: Our beautiful Land is the reason for our existence. Every member of Kanesatake has some insight of how they would like to see these lands managed. Scientific monitoring alongside our traditional knowledge gives us a unique platform in creating this vision together. As times have changed, and governments and industry listen to science rather than our belief systems, it is our duty to...

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LET’S TALK – ENVIRONMENT KANESATAKE

  Kanehsatake Ratihonstanonhstats Environment invite all Kanesatake membership of all ages to participate in the first engagement session for the Environmental Indicators Project and the Ottawa River Watershed Study.   Where: Round Room, Rotiwennekete School, 407 St-Michel street, Kanesatake When: Thursday March 22, 2018 Time: Session 1: 6-7:30 PM Session 2: 7:30-9 PM   What is the Environmental Indicators Project?   This project aims specifically at working with the community and target groups to identify locations within the community and closely surrounding areas which are important biodiverse hotspots or are lacking biodiversity   Deciding as a community which environmental indicators are important for us to use in furthering and deepening our understanding of the environment which surrounds us (water, air, soil, forests, industry, tourism, future land use) What is the Ottawa River Watershed study?   This project aims specifically at seeking input from Indigenous people, communities and organizations on how to best manage, protect, and conserve the Watershed in a co-management effort.   Why it is important that you participate:   Our beautiful Land is the reason for our existence. Every member of Kanesatake has some insight of how they would like to see these lands managed. Scientific monitoring alongside our traditional knowledge gives us a unique platform in creating this vision together.   As times have changed, and governments and industry listen to science rather than our belief...

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LET’S TALK

Discussion sessions on Kanesatake Environmental Indicators and Ottawa Watershed Study. Rotiwennenkete – Thursday March 22, 2018, 6pm to 7:30 pm and 7:30pm to 9pm. You’re participation is...

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Obtaining clean landfill procedures

Procedures for obtaining landfill from a private source and/or contractor. Landfill will be done within the respect of environmental rules adopted by the Mohawk Council of Kanesatake, which consist of the laws of Quebec and Canada, in whole or in part. Kanesatake band members and/or leasers/occupiers who wish to acquire and implement landfill for a private residence or commercial establishment must adhere to this process in order to assure the deposit of any earth matter or materials, is tested for contamination and or toxic residual effects remaining from historical usage and foreign deposits. Clean...

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