June 27-28, 2018: Meeting 2 – Building a Common Understanding
Location : South Beach Casino, Brokenhead Ojibway Nation
- André Le Dressay, Director, Fiscal Realities Economists and Director, Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics;
- Deborah Curran, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Environmental Studies University of Victoria;
- Laren Bill, Chairperson, Implementation Monitoring Committee for Treaty Land Entitlement;
- Cheyenne Ironman, CIER
- Lydia Hwitsum, Principal, Hwitsum Consulting;
- Senator Daniel Christmas, Independent Senators’ Group, Nova Scotia.
Twenty-eight elected leaders gathered and reviewed background information to bridge the gap in understanding the systems that have held us in place. The leaders welcomed experts from across Canada as they explored topics like the Indian Act, the Municipal Act and the limitations of the current tax system. They also explored successful collaborations across Canada.The Brokenhead Wetland Interpretive
The leaders were invited to participate in a facilitated walk through the Brokenhead Wetland Interpretive Trail where they got a chance to visit and talk while exploring the beautiful trail.
The entertainment that evening featured a drum group and a traditional dancer presented by Brokenhead Ojibway Natio
See the Meeting news release here.