“We have been able to train our eyes to not see it”

Consultant Lana Eagle wants to see mining companies ask what they can do to help Indigenous communities. Courtesy of Lana Eagle
 Vancouver-based consultant Lana Eagle, a member of the Whitecap Dakota Nation in Saskatchewan, works to align two “timelines:” mining companies’ desire to get permits and get to work, and Indigenous communities’ desire to be heard and understood, which includes confronting the generations of marginalization and abuse they have endured. Eagle says the key is for mining companies to come to the table with an understanding of Indigenous Peoples’ unique challenges.

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