Images from the Conference

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

Amanda Taylor holds a masters in urban planning from Dalhousie University and works as a land use planner with the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council in Whitehorse, Yukon. Amanda has an extensive background working with First Nation, municipal and federal governments. Amanda could not be happier working and living in the Yukon and is proud she has almost survived her first winter north of sixty.

Events:

Plenary Poster Presentations

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.   1:30-1:40