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World Heritage: Canada

Atikaki/Woodland Caribou/Accord First Nations(Pimachiowin Aki)

Manitoba and Ontario

Criteria suggested:

(v) The site, which represents an outstanding example of traditional lifeways by Aboriginal people in the boreal ecozone, exemplifies a land use representative of a culture and human interaction with the environment;

(vii) It has exceptional natural scenic values, with wild rivers and extensive undisturbed boreal forests, lakes and wetlands;

(ix) It is an intact boreal landscape demonstrating a range of ecological processes relating to glacial history and fire ecology;

(x) It contains a good variety of species typical of the region as well as one threatened species (woodland caribou) and one species of special concern (chestnut lamprey).

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