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NAN Treaty Education Process will host a Treaty Conference for NAN Chiefs and members in Thunder Bay January 17 - 19, 2006.
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DRAFT AGENDA # 2 - NAN TREATY CONFERENCE
Opening Prayer Elder
Opening Remarks Grand Chief Stan Beardy
Deputy Grand Chief Dan Kooses
Deputy Grand Chief Goyce Kakegamic
Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler
Historical Overview Fred Kelly *to be confirmed
James Bay Treaty # 9 Overview Luke Hunter, Simon Frogg, Ben Cheechoo
Aboriginal & Treaty Rights Mr. John Olthuis, OKTLaw *to be confirmed
Impacts of Mikisew Cree Case Mr. John Olthuis, OKTLaw *to be confirmed
Overview of NAN Processes Alanna McKenzie, Terry Waboose, Carol Ann Audet
Treaty Discussions Ben Cheechoo, Frank Beardy, Greg Spence (Including Interview Summaries to date)
Treaty Commemoration Statement Negotiations *same as above 1670 Rupert’s Land Case Mushkegowuk Council Representative
Break Into Groups Elders, Men, Women, Youth, Leadership
“What was intended by the treaty signatories for future generations?” – Historical
“What does the treaty mean to us today?” – Modern and by sector – lands, health, housing, etc.
Development of a Treaty Statement
May be very broad, encompassing sectors, rolled from each group (there may be commonalities which can be agreed upon by all groups).– Example: NAN Elder’s Treaty Statement On Health.