The CATG Natural Resources Department was founded on the principles of self-governance and mandated to establish a new paradigm in active land management, environmental protection, and implementation of indigenous research paradigms. The department is project based and receives grants and contracts from government agencies, universities, private land owners, and businesses. Example projects include remote logistics coordination, survey execution, specialized sampling, meeting coordination, technical training, education and outreach, document review and technical report writing.
What We Do:
The core functions of the department are to participate in the active management of traditional land use areas, document traditional land use areas for preservation and conservation efforts, participate in regulatory processes to ensure traditional and customary use practices are protected, stimulate economic opportunity through active participation in land use, produce original research and use education tools for building local capacity at all levels.