Making Treaties Work for Future Generations: Implementation Research Planning Conference

Thank you to everyone who made the Making Treaties Work conference a complete success. In the end, we had over 170 participants and will be moving forward with a Letter of Intent submission to SSHRC.

Please contact Patti Black, LCAC Coordinator (black@consilium.ca) if you are interested in being part of our SSHRC Planning Group and this proposal submission.

DAY 1: MONDAY DECEMBER 7, 2015
PLENARY: The Purpose and Vision of Land Claim and Self Government Agreements
CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Academic Views on Modern Treaty Implementation

Presentation:
Modern Treaties by Martin Papillon
Northern Claims Boards by Graham White

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Legal Perspectives

Presentation:
Land Claim Arbitration Panels and Treaty Interpretation by Larry Chartand

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Implementation Overviews and Case Studies

Presentation:
Invialuit Claim (IFA) – Evaluations, Research and Social, Cultural and Economic Indicators and Monitoring by Bob Simpson
Gains and Losses in Canada’s Modern Treaties: A Proposal for a Regular Scholarly Update to Indigenous Communities (potentials and pitfalls) by Derek Rasmussen

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Wellness, Capacity Building & Renewals

Presentation:
The Gwich’in Internship Project by Norman Snowshoe
Community Wellness by Diane Strand
CTFN Fiscal Renewal by Matt Mehaffey

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Co-Management, Wildlife & Land Use Planning

Presentation:
Making Treaties Work for Future Generations by Paul Irnguat

OPEN SPACE: Research Resources in our Nations
DAY 2: TUESDAY DECEMBER 8, 2015
PLENARY: Alaskan Implementation Issues and related Research Areas

Presentation: Making the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (1971) Work for Future generations by Tom Thornton

OPEN SPACE SESSION: Research Ideas
SELF SORTED CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Idea Development
PLENARY: Funding Opportunities and Research Partnerships

Presentation:
Successful SSHRC Partnership Grant Writing by Ghislain Otis
Partnership Funding Opportunities and Support to Aboriginal Research by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada by Gail Zboch

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Research Access & Benefit Sharing Agreements

Presentations:
Access and Benefit Sharing in the Nunavut Settlement Area by Sharon Edmunds-Potvin
Access and Benefit Sharing and the Nagoya Protocol by Nashina Shariff
Traditional Medical Knowledge by Paul Linton

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Indicators, Measurement and Evaluation

Presentations:
Monitoring systems for socio-­economic data: ReSDA, the IRC, and the Inuvialuit Indicators Project by Chris Southcott
Aboriginal Data at Statistics Canada by Tim Leonard and Annie Turner