Images from the Conference

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

Co-founder of Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research, Norma has been working on issues related to contaminants, food security, climate change, wildlife protection, youth engagement and building community capacity for over 30 years. Norma is a Vuntut Gwitchin citizen of Old Crow, Yukon and carries vast experiences and Indigenous Knowledge that is reflected in her work with Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research.