KASABONIKA SURVEY RESULTS - JULY 2011
Do you think that it is important that the community develops a plan to define georgraphic boundaries and land use activities on traditional lands?
Which benefits are important (rankings)
1. Preservation of traditional and way of life
2. Protection of sensitive areas
3. Protection of cultural sites
4. Community involvement in decision making within planning boundaries
5. Identification of economic opportunities
What information do you think MNR can provide to assist in the development of the KLFN Land Use Plan? (In order of priority)
1. Information on current legislation and government policies pertaining to crown land.
2. Information on how other area communities are proceeding with their plans.
3. Providing scientific and land use planning information.
4. Providing geological information.
5. Active involvement in the planning process with the community.
6. Base mapping for doing boundary and special area mapping.
What information/activity do you think is important to develop a land use that meets community needs (in order of priority)
1. Information on how to preserve community lifestyles.
2. Extensive involvement of the membership in developing the plan.
3. Good communication of plan information and updates to the membership at all stages.
4. Information on locations of cultural sites and special areas.
5. Accurate mapping to show boundaries.
Rating on Priority of importance (Ranked)
Do you think that KLFN should establish procedures for enabling new types of land uses in the surrounding area with industry and government partners?
Top Species for Protection:
Moose, Caribou, Geese, Ducks, Walleye, Whitefish
Do you think KITO would be suitable for approving Land Use Plan?
(2 People didn't know the term KITO) (no answers 10)
How concerned are you about mining company activity on traditional lands?
(No answer 1)
Should new developments be put on hold until the Land Use Plan is done?
No answer 3
Are there cultural areas which should be protected?
No answer 13
Average days spent by each family on the land.
53 responses - Average of 73 days per family.
Most popular activities in order.
Would you or a family member be interested in participating in a workshop to locate and mark on a map the special sites requiring protection?