Elders' wisdom touted in debate over water use

Judith Lavoie
Times Colonist
Date published: 
Tue, 2010-03-23
As the world struggles with increasing water problems, governments need to listen to the traditional wisdom of aboriginal people, Grand Chief Ed John, of the First Nations Summit, told an international conference at the University of Victoria yesterday.

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Meanwhile, the Sierra Club Canada and UVic's POLIS Water Sustainability Project are launching a Canada-wide campaign to
encourage communities to reduce their water footprints. Regional water summits will be held across the country to help communities take action on water conservation.


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