Who We Are

Working With Indigenous Peoples

a group of people walk in a circle around a fire on a sunny day in northwest territories
Round dance The Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation community participates in a round dance to mark the official protection of Thaidene Nëné. © Pat Kane

Putting Indigenous Rights and Authority at the Heart of Conservation

As an organization, Nature United believes that the increased authority and capacity of Indigenous peoples to steward their lands and waters is critical for the future of healthy ecosystems and communities, and it results in effective and durable sustainable management over time.

Go Deeper

For a more in-depth look at Nature United’s approach to working in partnership with Indigenous peoples to support Indigenous-led conservation, please request our full report.