Images from the Conference

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

After completing an undergraduate degree in Geography and Women's Studies at Queen's University, Jen travelled north and has made it her home for over 20 years. Jen completed her Master of Public Health at the University of Alaska Anchorage and is now in the early stages of her PhD at the University of Guelph. Her work seeks to conceptualize, for use in the routine assessment of a mine development, the impacts of colonialism and assimilation policies on Indigenous health and well-being.

Events:

Plenary Poster Presentations

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