John Munro

John Munro was raised in Vancouver and received his education in Biology and Geography at UBC and the University of Western Washington.

Over the past 40 years, John has worked for BC Research, UBC, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and since 1995 as a private consultant based in BC doing land and resource use related projects.

John’s work for the past 18 years has focused on First Nation and Indigenous Peoples issues as they relate to their cultural uses of the land and resources. He has worked extensively for First Nations in BC, including treaty land issues for First Nations on Vancouver Island, as well as the interior and north coast of BC. He has also provided land and resource services to individual Nations and Tribal Councils in many areas of BC.

Internationally, John has worked for the Confederated Tribes of the Lower Rogue, Oregon, the United Nations Global Mercury Project and the Amerindian People’s Association in Guyana, South America where he continues to provide support for mapping of cultural use in their traditional territories and the application of this information in the negotiations with the Guyanese Government.

John and Karen live on Salt Spring Island in the Halalt and Penelakut Territories and have three daughters.


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