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OUR ORGANIZATION

Our organization works through a collaborative management approach to help facilitate discussions with local, federal and provincial governments regarding the recognition of First Nations inherent rights with respect to the management of fisheries.

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OUR MISSION

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.

OUR VISION

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.

OUR PURPOSE

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.

STRATEGIC PLAN

Are you interested in knowing more about our strategic plan through 2020? Please take a look at our detailed plan below.

STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK 2020-2023
PRIORITIES 2019-2022

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • COMMUNICATION

  • FISHERIES ENGAGEMENT

  • TECHNICAL SUPPORT

  • PARTNERSHIPS

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