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Aseniwuche Winewak Nation’s Caribou Patrol Program: 11 years of saving Alberta’s caribou

Aseniwuche Winewak Nation of Canada

The Caribou Patrol Program is led by the Aseniwuche Winewak Nation (AWN) and therefore must build unity in our community by working together to preserve our land, language, and culture. We do this by preventing caribou deaths on Highway 40 during migration seasons and education to raise awareness of the issue among drivers and the public.

The sacred and important knowledge from our Elders guides ...

Caribou Patrol Program

Aseniwuche Winewak Nation of Canada

For decades, AWN, the “Rocky Mountain People,” have witnessed the decline of woodland caribou. Following the advice of the Elders who said, “We must speak for those that have no voice,” AWN created CPP, providing a conduit to share traditional ecological knowledge and to demonstrate their core value of Protection and Preservation of the Environment in a hands-on, meaningful way. The CPP has effectively reduced vehicle collisions with ...