Images from the Conference

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

Ryan Small is the Director of Technical Services for the Mushkegowuk Tribal Council in Timmins Ontario. Ryan leads a Technical team of three focusing on providing Technical advisory services on Housing and infrastructure in each of the seven communities affiliated with the Tribal Council (Attawapiskat, Kashechewan, Fort Albany, Moose Cree, Taykwa Tagamou, Chapleau Cree and Missanbie Cree.