Images from the Conference

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

Ryan Small is the Director of Technical Services for the Mushkegowuk Tribal Council in Timmins Ontario. Ryan leads a Technical team of three focusing on providing Technical advisory services on Housing and infrastructure in each of the seven communities affiliated with the Tribal Council (Attawapiskat, Kashechewan, Fort Albany, Moose Cree, Taykwa Tagamou, Chapleau Cree and Missanbie Cree.