Images from the Conference

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

Kelsey Taylor is a woman of settler background, studying Indigenous Community Planning at UBC. She has worked with Indigenous youth in communities in Northern Ontario, and is currently working with a First Nation community in British Columbia to produce a Youth Strategy as part of her Master’s practicum work. 

 

Events:

Plenary Poster Presentations

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