Images from the Conference

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

Natural Resources Legislative Advisor and Negotiator, Forest Management branch, Government of Yukon