Images from the Conference

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

Wilbur is a citizen of the Teslin Tlingit Council and was born and raised near Teslin in the Yukon Territory. Wilbur was a former Indian residential school student. He is currently the Land and Resource Use Planner for the Teslin Tlingit Council.

Events:

Plenary Panel Presentation and Discussion: What Do We Need to Know to Plan in the North - The Residential School Legacy-What Planners Need to Know

Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   1:40 – 3:00