BEAHR (Building Environmental Aboriginal Human Resources) is a collection of customizable environmental training programs for Indigenous Communities which combine Traditional Ecological Knowledge with Western Science.
All BEAHR courses are flexible, hands-on and fully customizable to the needs of your community. They’re designed to
- Be short-term (2-16 weeks)
- Include local and Traditional Ecological Knowledge
- Involve hands-on, field-based experience
- Include Elder and/or Traditional Knowledge Holder participation
Who is BEAHR for?
BEAHR programs are for First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities across Canada. The programs help communities develop local environmental skills and pursue green careers.
Courses are taught by licensed BEAHR instructors or organizations. Courses are delivered with input from Traditional Knowledge Holders, academic institutions and local industry. They’re fully customizable and can be adapted to meet the needs of local communities of projects.
Find out more
Our BEAHR guide is full of information on the courses available, how to bring training to your community and how to become a licensed BEAHR trainer.