To foster a stronger collaboration of Indigenous OS projects an important function is to facilitate the sharing of experiences and appropriate tools. If your projects have developed tools and resources which are approved for sharing, please submit those to Frank Weisenberger.
Use the links below to access these helpful resources:
- Healthy Country Planning – This adaptation of the Open Standards has been proven and adapted on multiple indigenous projects. In this link you will find presentations, workshop exercises and additional workshop resources to facilitate a Healthy Country Planning project or conduct a HCP training course, and also examples from Healthy Country Plans produced by Indigenous communities in Australia.
- Please find examples here of Healthy Country Plans from Indigenous communities in Australia (additional examples can be found by searching for ‘Healthy Country Plans’ in your favourite search engine):
Here you can find peer-reviewed articles on OS projects with Indigenous communities and/or on Indigenous Land and Waters.
- Austin et al (2017): The Uunguu Monitoring and Evaluation Committee: Intercultural Governance of a Land and Sea Management Programme in the Kimberley, Australia
- Heiner et al. (2018): Moving from reactive to proactive development planning to conserve Indigenous community and biodiversity values.
- Moorcroft et al. (2012): Conservation planning in a cross-cultural context: the Wunambal Gaambera Healthy Country Project in the Kimberley, Western Australia.
- Workshop Report CCNET Rally 2018 Leura NSW: Improved collaboration, sharing and learning of Indigenous OS Projects.
Here you can find tools and resources that have been developed by OS practitioners working with Indigenous communities to support and improve the planning and adaptive management process:
- Healthy Country Planning Summary Reference Cards: A summary guide to each step of the Open Standards for use by facilitators and planning teams.
Archive CoP Indigenous listserv.