Reflecting on Creating an Indigenous Cultural Heritage Policy

Creating an ICH policy is an effective way to protect cultural heritage. The tools provided in this section can be put into action to communicate with developers, partners, individuals and other communities about how a community or Nation wants them to respectfully interact with their ICH.

Questions for Reflection

  • What parts of your cultural heritage need to be protected from outside organizations, corporations or individuals?
  • What kind of ICH policy does your community need?
  • What supports and resources do you need to manage an ICH policy?
  • What are the best ways to protect your cultural heritage?