We know that First Nations in BC and across Turtle Island had sophisticated trade routes, including the famous Grease Trails in BC, prior to contact.
Coronavirus has altered the way many of us think about success, wealth and the “good life.” Rooted in production and generation of money, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been used to measure wealth since the middle of the Great Depression. It is also often used as a proxy for the wellbeing of a population, ignoring the fallacy of trickle-down economics and social determinants of health.
Winter Updates (Jan/Feb 2020): Economic Development, Climate Emergency, Women in Leadership Dialogue & Justice
On Monday, December 2nd, the Chiefs Committee on Economic Development gathered in Ottawa for an all-day meeting at the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly. Regional Chief Terry Teegee chairs this national committee and welcomed new members to the table from various provinces and territories.