Recommendations for Decolonizing B.C.’s Heritage-Related Processes and Legislation

December 17, 2020

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This report identifies what needs to happen for Indigenous people to become equal partners in the acknowledgment and revitalization of Indigenous cultural heritage in B.C. This report is the first in a multi-year effort to address the challenges of decolonization. The paper also presents a set of ten recommendations to advance the processes and legislation affecting Indigenous cultural heritage and how to move forward working together in a good way.

Prepared By

Karen Aird and Paulina Csiscai for FPCC

Referenced Legislation

Local Government Act, Heritage Conservation Act

Suggested Use & Distribution

This guide is ideal for community leaders, Elders, and government representatives in establishing Indigenous cultural preservation initiatives in their communities through de-colonization practices.