Wa Ni Ska Tan is the Cree word for ‘Wake Up’ or to ‘Rise up’. Wa Ni Ska Tan: An Alliance of Hydro-Impacted Communities emerged out of the priorities voiced by hydro-impacted Indigenous communities. The Alliance consists of representatives from 24 Cree (Ininew/Inniniwak), Anishinaabe, and Métis nations; 22 researchers; 14 social justice and environmental NGOs; 9 universities from Canada and the US; and multiple levels of government.
Main office: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Work location: Central Canada