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September 21 and 22

2 days, 2 disciplines, 2 ways to participate – defining our professional roles and uniting to build more equitable, accessible and inspired communities.

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Beyond 25 Banner

September 21 and 22

2 days, 2 disciplines, 2 ways to participate – defining our professional roles and uniting to build more equitable, accessible and inspired communities.

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#2GETHER2022

205B: Meaningful Relationships: Supporting Indigenous Rights and Interests as Planners on Indigenous Territories

Location: Salon J

September 21, 2022

2:00PM - 2:30PM

Presenters Stephanie Burnham and Amy Lickers will provide a Haudenosaunee perspective on the story of the historical relationship that Indigenous Peoples established through treaty and early contact discussions, how this relationship was changed through government policy and legislation that continues to impact Indigenous Peoples today, and the role planning had as a tool of colonization.

To understand a planner’s role in reconciliation, participants will gain insight into Indigenous expectations of consultation and relationship-building practices that best promote Indigenous self-determination and decision making within current land use planning practices. This discussion will examine current common approaches to Indigenous engagement and consultation and how this has proven to maintain status quo and is lacking considerations to Indigenous community challenges and processes. From here, participants will be introduced to a municipal-Indigenous case study that identifies best practices and solutions to common frustrations with western planning processes and share best practices in a sharing circle.

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