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Fish-WIKS to contribute at Social Sciences Conference in Hiroshima, Japan

Fish-WIKS Principal Investigator, Dr. Lucia Fanning, will present, “Understanding western and Indigenous knowledge systems to enhance fisheries governance in Canada”, at the international Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference in Hiroshima, Japan in July 2017.  Using Canadian case studies, the paper examines the extend to which western and Indigenous knowledge systems influence fisheries governance and how distinct Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) can improve current efforts.