Land Governance: Future

The third video in the “Land governance” series explores potential paths toward just systems of land management that honor Indigenous rights and responsibilities, including implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, inclusion of Indigenous systems of governance and stewardship, potential mechanisms to recognize Indigenous land ownership and the need for meaningful relationships to serve as a foundation for moving forward.


  • Land Governance: Past
  • Land Governance: Present
  • David Suzuki is an award-winning geneticist and broadcaster who has written or co-authored more than 50 books, nearly 20 of which are for children! In 1979, he became familiar to audiences around the world as host of CBC TV’s The Nature of Things, which still airs new episodes. From 1969 to 2001, he was a faculty member at the University of British Columbia, and is currently professor emeritus. For his support of Canada’s Indigenous peoples, Suzuki has been honored with eight names and formal adoption by two First Nations. Read other articles by David, or visit David's website.