Wa Ni Ska Tan is the Cree word for ‘Wake Up’ or to ‘Rise up’. Wa Ni Ska Tan: An Alliance of Hydro-Impacted Communities emerged out of the priorities voiced by hydro-impacted Indigenous communities. The Alliance consists of representatives from 24 Cree (Ininew/Inniniwak), Anishinaabe, and Métis nations; 22 researchers; 14 social justice and environmental NGOs; 9 universities from Canada and the US; and multiple levels of government.
Environmental Conservation Lab
Department of Environment and Geography
Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources
University of Manitoba
303 Wallace Building
125 Dysart Road
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