Images from the Conference

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

Jeff Cook is the Principal of Beringia Community Planning Inc. Working in the community since 1991, Jeff is a planning facilitator, community engagement specialist, educator and trainer with community planning and development experience (comprehensive, sector and project planning), working with over 40 First Nations and community groups across Canada.

Jeff's presentation is here.