Who is a TK User?

A TK User is the person, institution, or group of people – from outside the Native, First Nations, Aboriginal or Indigenous community – who wants to use the community’s knowledge, traditional expressions, or cultural heritage materials for research, outreach,...

Who is a TK Holder?

A TK Holder is the community individual, family/clan/tribe, community, or multiple communities/clans who are the original owners, custodians, holders, and/or creators of the traditional knowledge and cultural expressions that constitutes their cultural heritage....

What is Traditional Knowledge (TK)?

Traditional knowledge (TK) refers to knowledge, know-how, innovations, skills and practices of Native, First Nations, Aboriginal or Indigenous communities. TK is developed, sustained and passed on orally from generation to generation within the members of the...