Natural Resource Policy Recommendations for the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation
Christine Creyke worked in her home community of Dease Lake, B.C. as the land stewardship co-ordinator. Through this job she has learned about her Tahltan people and their struggle with resource extraction, which is what lead her to pursue a master’s in Natural Resource and Environmental Studies. She successfully defended her thesis in 2011. Christine’s Fellowship paper is a comparative analysis of natural resource management decision-making by governments in the traditional territories of a First Nation with final land claim and self-government agreements and that of a First Nation without.