Understanding Indigenous Economic Development in Northern, Rural, and Remote Settings: November 24th and 25th, 2010

Workshop Presentations


Ray Gerow
Aboriginal Business and Community Development Centre, Prince George
Presentation: Book, Chapter 1.1 Urban Aboriginal Governance

Gary Wilson
Department of Political Science, UNBC
Presentation: Indigenous Corporate Governance in the Canadian Arctic

Aboriginal Tourism

Diana Kutzner, CATI Lab Manager
Presentation: Aboriginal Tourism Demand in Northern BC

Keith Henry, CEO
Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC
Presentation: AtBC’s 2010 Olympic Legacies

Arvid Viken
Finnmark University College, Norway
Presentation: Sami Tourism and Change

On-Reserve Economic Development

Ted Williams, Project Manager
Economics and Innovative Partnerships Branch
Government of BC
Presentation: Journey to Economic Independence: BC First Nations’ Perspectives

John Disney, EDO
Village of Old Masset
Presentation: Understanding Indigenous Economic Development in Northern, Rural, and Remote Settings: On Reserve

Economic Development

John Curry
School of Environmental Planning, UNBC
Han Donker
School of Business, UNBC
Presentation: Economic Development Tools in Aboriginal Communities

Tor Gjertsen
Finnmark University College, Norway
Presentation: Tools Used in Local and Regional Development Workshops and Partnerships in the Northern Periphery

Local and Regional Development Perspectives

Vince Prince
Nak’azdli First Nation, Youth Development, Community Development, Economic Development
Presentation: Book, Chapter 5.1 The Nak’azdli First Nation: Economic Development from an Inside Perspective

Derek Orr
Chief, McLeod Lake Indian Band
Presentation: Book, Chapter 5.2 McLeod Lake Indian Band: An Economic Journey

Contexts for Aboriginal Economic Development

Greg Halseth
Professor, Geography, University of Northern British Columbia; Canada Research Chair Rural and Small Town Studies; Director, Community Development Institute
Presentation: Book, Chapter 6.1 Development Actions, Barriers, and Supports in Canada: Urban Aboriginal Settings