Project Resources - Sustainable Livelihoods & Resilient Communities

A key point of organizing for many movements is defending livelihoods. In terms of translocal learning, building connections through shared experiences of defending livelihoods that are local, sustainable, and are about living with the land, air and water have been found to be very enriching.

Remember the precautionary approach – in Chronicle Herald as "Fracking mishaps pervasive, under-reported"
Review of the book "Towards Co-Creation of Sciences: Building on the Plurality of Worldviews, Values and Methods in Different Knowledge Communities"
Indigenous Knowledges, Development and Education

This book draws together a selection of authors whose work speaks to the interconnection of three areas of knowledge, to examine how these knowledges co-exist in a number of specific sites, ultimately, attempting to provide varied examples of how different epistemologies can inform each other and contribute to knowledge production that reflects diverse ways of knowing about Indigenous knowledges, development and education.
An Unfractured line: an academic tale of self-reflective social movement learning in the Nova Scotia anti-fracking movement

This chapter is a personal reflection exploring the learning and experience of the Nova Scotia anti-fracking movement, particularly the power and complex realities of building strong settler and Mi’kmaq First Nation alliances in the face of such an industry and the power of pluralism in the movement, despite internal tensions, for informed collective decisions about our future together – a concrete moment of deliberative democracy in action.
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