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Video on the project undertaken in 2015, in 2017 the IBA Indigenous Peoples Committee brought Colombian indigenous peoples to northern Canada, to meet with indigenous peoples of the Northwest Territories.

Through visits to the Legislative Assembly, the First Nations Bank and the Courthouse in Yellowknife and to the territories of the Tłı̨chǫ and Kátł'odeeche, indigenous leaders of Colombia and of Canada talked about the balance between tradition and change through mining investments in their lands.

The Canadian Indigenous leaders talked about their ongoing relationships with mining companies and the subsequent deals they have negotiated so that development projects can benefit their people while protecting their land.

This documentary showcases this experience and the impressions it left on the visiting Colombian delegation.


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