Forming an Indigenous Cultural Heritage Management Team

Once the decision has been made to undertake an ICH initiative, such as creating an ICH policy, it is important to have knowledgeable people leading and advising the project. This ensures that the work itself reflects the intent and guidelines of the ICH policy, and that it is carried out in a way that respects the community or Nation’s Indigenous laws and protocols.

This section describes how to create a team to manage a community or Nation’s ICH initiatives. It includes the following parts: