MISSION, VISION & PURPOSE
With a united voice, IMAWG will support and restore all aspects of Indigenous fisheries, by taking an inclusive collaborative approach with all communities within Vancouver Island and Mainland Inlets, extending relations and partners. IMAWG will work strategically to advance Indigenous fisheries in relation to policy, traditional ecological knowledge, modern science, habitat, stewardship, protection and management.
To strengthen and empower a unified approach for Indigenous fisheries, supporting ecosystems and respected rights ensuring food security and health for all communities and the next seven generations.
To facilitate Tier One and Tier Two forums for Indigenous to exchange and analyze information on fisheries management, build a unified voice, and to support bilateral discussions between Indigenous and Government.