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Current Proceedings: 

  • 2019 Bluenose East Caribou Proceeding – Level 3

On January 14, 2019, the WRRB received the “Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bluenose-East Ɂekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019-2021” outlining proposed management actions for the Bluenose-East caribou herd in Wek’èezhìı. The WRRB considers any restriction of harvest or component of harvest as the establishment of a Total Allowable Harvest and in such cases is required to hold a public hearing. The WRRB has determined that the proposed management actions are such that the Board must undertake a Level 3 review, as per its Rule for Management Proposals.

 

  • 2019 Bathurst Caribou Proceeding – Level 2

On January 22, 2019, the WRRB received the “Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bathurst Ɂekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019-2021” outlining proposed management actions for the Bathurst caribou herd in Wek’èezhìı. Following an initial assessment of the Bathurst management proposal, the Board has determined that a Level 2 review is appropriate, as per its Rule for Management Proposals.

Latest Documents

August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 023 - “These Trees Have Stories to Tell” Linking Denésƍliné Knowledge and Dendroecology in the Monitoring of Barren-ground Caribou Movements in the Northwest Territories, Canada

Key words: Indigenous methodological framework; dendroecology; oral history analysis; caribou movement patterns: Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation; Participatory Action Research (PAR); ethnography; community-based research; participant observation

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 021 - Caribou Consumption in Northern Canadian Communities

Key words: health; caribou (Rangifer tarandus); caribou consumption levels; diet quality; opportunity costs; out-of-pocket costs; household employment activity

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 035 - “We Watch Everything” A Methodology for Boots on the Ground Caribou Monitoring

Key words: Boots on the Ground; caribou monitoring; Traditional Knowledge; Tłı̨chǫ; Bathurst caribou; “We Watch Everything”; holistic monitoring approach; field-based methodology; "Do as Hunters Do” 

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 033 - Boots on the Ground Caribou Monitoring Program 2017 Results

Key words: Boots on the Ground; caribou monitoring program; Traditional Knowledge; Tłı̨chǫ; Inuit; Bathurst caribou; post-calving range; predators; industrial development; climate change; “We Watch Everything”; holistic monitoring approach; field-based methodology; "Do as Hunters Do” 

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 028 - Caribou Migration and the State of their Habitat: Tłı̨chǫ Knowledge and Perspectives on ekwò˛ (Barrenland Caribou)

Key words: Tłı̨chǫ knowledge; ɂekwǫ̀ (barren-ground caribou); state of the caribou habitat; monitoring and management; caribou distribution; migration patterns; relationship between the Tłı̨chǫ and the caribou

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 032 - “We monitor by living here”: Developing monitoring methods based in Indigenous knowledge

Key words: Gitga’at people; stewardship; Guardians; traditional foods; harvest; abundance and quality of resources; health; monitoring; ecological change; Indigenous knowledge

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 027 - Tłı̨chǫ Knowledge of Environmental Changes: Implications for Caribou Hunting

Key words: climate change; forest fires; implications for caribou and caribou hunting; adaptations; forest fire suppression; ontological understanding

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 034 - Boots on the Ground Caribou Monitoring Program - Monitoring Results 2016

Key words: Boots on the Ground; caribou monitoring program; Traditional Knowledge; Tłı̨chǫ; Inuit; Bathurst caribou; post-calving range; predators; industrial development; “We Watch Everything”; holistic monitoring approach

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 031 - Łeghágots'enetę (learning together): the importance of indigenous perspectives in the identification of biological variation

Key words: aboriginal; biocultural diversity; biodiversity; caribou; collaborative research; ecology; First Nation; genetic variation; indigenous communities; population genetics; population structure; Rangifer tarandus; resource management; social-ecological systems; traditional knowledge

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 029 - Monitoring the Relationship between People and Caribou

Key words: Tłı̨chǫ laws; human behaviour; caribou; relationships; caribou populations; migration patterns; Tłı̨chǫ indicators of change

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 036 - Ekwò zò gha dzô nats’êdè “We Live Here For Caribou” Cumulative Impacts Study on the Bathurst Caribou

Key words: traditional knowledge; Tłı̨chǫ; Bathurst caribou; hunting economy; Tłı̨chǫ culture, language and way of life; cumulative impacts; ecosystem; biological and cultural diversity

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 025 - A conceptual model for migratory tundra caribou to explain and predict why shifts in spatial fidelity of breeding cows to their calving grounds are infrequent

Key words: calving grounds; gregariousness; spatial fidelity; mechanisms; Rangifer tarandus

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 030 - Renewing our traditional laws through joint ekwǫ (caribou) management

Key words: caribou; traditional laws; harvest; barrenlands; management system; working together; changes on the land; caribou relationships; responsibility 

Traditional knowledge
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 138 - Caribou crossings and cultural meanings: placing traditional knowledge and archaeology in context in an Inuit landscape.

Key words: historic Inuit archaeology; traditional knowledge; hunter-gatherer landscapes; cultural meaning.

Traditional knowledge
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 136 - 2012 to 2016 Caribou Populations Study, Summary of Study - Abstract

Key words: barren-ground caribou, traditional knowledge, population genetics, non-invasive, biological diversity

Traditional knowledge

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