Images from the Conference

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

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.