Images from the Conference

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


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