Images from the Conference

Council Director Ron Cruikshank
presenting his experience developing the Gwich'in Regional Land Use Plan
Chief Joachim Bonnetrouge
on the lessons learned drafting the Decho Land Use Plan
Jeff Cook
speaks to a packed house on the second keynote address
Dakhká Khwáan Dancers
at the Gala
Planning the New North
One of many breakout sessions
at the "Artist Studio"
Planning the New North
Planning the New North
Planning the New North
Dan Paleczny
giving his perspectives on transboundary land use planning
Iain Davidson-Hunt
makes a point
Cooking Up Ideas
an ice-breaking activity
A Full House in the Longhouse
a keynote address draws a full house with about 200 attendees
Dr. Laurence C. Smith
gives a keynote address on "the New North: the World in 2050"
Dr. Laurence C. Smith
gives a keynote address on "the New North: the World in 2050"
Ed Peekakoot
fiddling at the Gala
Sarah Reid
on indigenous climate change adaptation planning
Michael Barrett
on the Nunavik experience with regional planning and protected areas
Council Chair Patrick Rouble
giving the opening message
An engaging poster area
posters were also presented at lighting talks
Planning the New North
singing at the Gala
Planning the New North
Wilbur Smarch
talking about the legacy of Indian Residential Schools
The Next Generation of Planners
posing by a dugout canoe

Frank Duerden is Adjunct Professor in Geography at the University of Victoria and associate with ArcticNorth Consulting. Experience includes work on land claims and land-use planning in northern Canada, Maori resource rights, and land-use planning in northern Russia. Early in his career he advised the Council for Yukon First Nations as the Yukon Land Use Planning Agreement was negotiated.


Break-out Session 1: Governance - The Planning Context

Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   11:00 - 12:30