Originally published in 2002, CCRM principal Rick Budhwa’s master’s thesis was recently revisited and updated for a June 2018 presentation at a symposium hosted by the University of Rostock in Germany. Its focus on the importance of First Nations’ oral traditions continues to be as relevant today as it was when first published.
Published in Canadian Journal of Archaeology 29 (2005) This paper examines how the Wet’suwet’en adapted the existing archaeological process wthin the resource management industry to better reflect their vision and cultural values.
Reconciling Cultural Resource Management with Indigenous Geographies: The Importance of Connecting Research with People and Place
By Rick Budhwa and Tyler McCreary
Published in A Deeper Sense of Place: Stories and Journeys of Collaboration in Indigenous Research, 2013 This article demonstrates how research experiences in indigenous community settings can highlight the shortcomings of governing research paradigms and contribute to the development of alternative approaches that seek to reconcile cultural resource management practices with an indigenous sense of place.
First Nations, Forestry, and the Transformation of Archaeological Practice in British Columbia, Canada
By Michael A. Klassen, Rick Budhwa, and Rudy Reimer/Yumks
Published in Heritage Management, Volume 2, Issue 2, Fall 2009, pp. 199–238. This paper explores the recent Aboriginal engagement with archaeology and CRM in British Columbia, and considers its relationship to disciplinary shifts in archaeological theory and practice.