Images from the Conference

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

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.

Events:

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