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Anishinabek Nation to host 8th Annual Lands and Resources Forum

Anishinabek Nation to host 8th Annual Lands and Resources Forum

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (February 9, 2024)— The Anishinabek Nation Lands and Resources Department will be hosting its 8th Annual Lands and Resources Forum: Kina-Gego-Naabadosin— Everything is Connected from February 13 to 15, 2024.

The Forum will include presentations and discussions among Anishinabek Nation leadership, First Nations and citizens, government officials, industry experts, and academic speakers to consult, share, and educate on topics relating to lands and resources. Topics include the Great Lakes, agriculture and food security, critical minerals and mining, forestry, energy, invasive species, and more, and their impact on First Nations across Ontario and Canada.

WHAT:     8th Annual Lands and Resources Forum: Kina-Gego-Naabadosin—Everything is Connected

WHO:      Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe; Northern Superior Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief Melvin Hardy; Jason Laronde, Lands and Resources Department Director

WHERE: Best Western North Bay Hotel & Conference Centre

700 Lakeshore Drive
North Bay, Ontario
P1A 2G4

WHEN:    Tuesday, February 13 to Thursday, February 15, 2024

Media is invited to attend the Forum to observe presentations and discussions. Media availability scheduled on Tuesday, February 13 from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM.

The Anishinabek Nation is a political advocate for 39 member First Nations across Ontario, representing approximately 65,000 citizens. The Anishinabek Nation is the oldest political organization in Ontario and can trace its roots back to the Confederacy of Three Fires, which existed long before European contact.

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For more information, please contact:
Laura Barrios, Communications Coordinator
Communications Department
Phone: 705-498-1957
E-mail: laura.barrios@anishinabek.ca
Visit: anishinabek.ca or anishinabekforum

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