Piikanissini: A Piikani Collective Biocultural Heritage Approach

Biocultural community protocols can help Indigenous Peoples communicate ancestral laws and responsibilities to external actors. Ira Provost . Piikanissini is a Blackfoot word that means “the Piikani way of life and being.” The Piikani people are members of a confederacy of Blackfoot Nations. According to ancient stories and songs, the Piikani have existed in what