Implementation of Aboriginal Land Claims Agreements

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Implementation of Aboriginal Land Claims Agreements

The Land Claims Agreements Coalition hosts its third National Conference on the Implementation of Modern Aboriginal Land Claims Agreements, Ottawa, Ont., May 12–15, 2009. This year’s theme is “Claiming Our Future: Implementing Land Claims Agreements for Social and Economic Prosperity.” The conference brings together more than 200 Aboriginal leaders, members of the business community, policy makers, and academics.

This session on May 14th features a panel discussion, which includes Bob Simpson (director, intergovernmental relations, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation), Frederic Tolmie (CEO, Nisga’a Lisims Government), Ethel Blondin-Andrew (chair, Sahtu Secretariat Inc.), Christy Sinclair (vice-president, community air service, Canadian North), John Houston (director and producer, drumsong communications inc.), John B. Zoe (CEO, Tlicho Government), Michael Posluns (principal consultant, the StillWaters Group), Violet Ford (vice-president, Inuit Circumpolar Council), Duane Smith (president, Inuit Circumpolar Council), and John Merritt (legal counsel, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.).