Indigenous Peoples and Forestry in Eastern Ontario AND Special Documentary Launch “Trees, Youth, Our Future”
Feature morning presentations include:
- The Importance of Indigenous Engagement in Forestry: Why do we Have to Involve Indigenous Peoples? - Henry Lickers, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne
- Forestry as a Way of Life, Part I: Current Issues in Forestry from an Indigenous Perspective - Larry McDermott, Plenty Canada
- Forestry as a Way of Life, Part II: Partnerships from an Indigenous Perspective - Chris Craig, South Nation Conservation
- Incorporating Indigenous Content into Curriculum: Challenges & Opportunities - Peggy Smith, Faculty of Natural Resources Management, Lakehead University
- Moderated Q&A Session and Re-cap of the Day -
- Elizabeth Holmes, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry; Henry Lickers, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne
After lunch, we will show a short segment from the forestry documentary “Trees, Youth, Our Future”. This documentary series features the compelling story - past, present, and future, of forest stewardship in Ontario - from exploitation to world-class management. The primary focus is on Eastern Ontario, and on opportunities and challenges facing the next generation as they inherit the responsibility to manage this resource.
The fee for whole day is $40 and afternoon only is $25. Both prices include traditional Christmas lunch and HST. Lunch is at 12:30 pm.
Advance registration is required by December 8, 2016.
Register online at www.eomf.on.ca (go to “Contribute – Ways to Give - One-time Payment Option”) or call the EOMF at 613-713-1525. Payment by credit card or PayPal.