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    FPIC From the Magazine

    Coming soon: Digital issue explores Free, Prior, and Informed Consent

    Free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) is a key tenet of reconciliation, and a right of Indigenous Peoples that flows from and is inextricably linked to the inherent right of self-determination. It is a human right that is enshrined in international law, including the United Nations Declaration of Indigenous Peoples, and a right which finds its basis in Indigenous laws and values. In Canada, FPIC is evolving quickly to become a necessary requirement of domestic law and policy.

    Northern Public Affairs has decided to publish a digital edition that focuses on the important topic of FPIC, which we are excited to introduce through this video trailer that profiles some of the voices at the forefront of the movement for the human rights of Indigenous Peoples.

     Communities with low bandwidth can access the video on IsumaTV.

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