Land Governance: Present

The second video in the “Land Governance” series highlights the current crisis in land management in Canada, which has sparked, among other initiatives, the Indigenous-led Land Back movement. It explores what happens when two systems of law and governance come head-to-head, on land, and about land, highlighting the move toward activism and the need for difficult conversations.


  • Land Governance: Past
  • Land Governance: Future
  • 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.