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Land Management Training And Information Sessions

January 8, 2021

We are proud to announce our upcoming land management training and information sessions this February for Manitoba First Nations who are interested in learning more about land management. 

These courses are offered online for by Manitoba USKE as a service to Manitoba First Nations. There is limited space available - we have reserved space for two representatives from every Manitoba First Nation to attend. 

It takes two steps to register for these sessions. Click here to start your registration today. 

February 2021 Virtual Courses

Here are the five training and information sessions we are offering through online learning. 

One youth and one elder representative per First Nation is eligible to receive an honorarium to attend all five sessions. Register and contact us to determine eligibility.

Workshops sponsored by The Government of Canada.

Ancestral Lands & Aboriginal Treaty Rights

Elder Representatives from the different Treaties will comment on the importance of understanding how our Aboriginal & Treaty Rights are at the basis of All activities that take place on our Ancestral lands –meaning all of Manitoba. Steven Delroy, from The Firelight Group, will provide commentary and visual support using Maps to outline the Aboriginal & Treaty Rights within our Ancestral lands. Bruce McIvor, Legal Definition will explain the importance of documenting the Use & Occupancy of our Ancestral Lands.

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

New Reserve Creation Process

As discussions increase, around new reserve creation by First Nations in Manitoba, panelists will discuss the process on how this concept is achieved. Topics shall outline the different strategies, and policies required when pursuing new /& or urban reserves creation. Discussions will also highlight the roles & responsibilities of all stakeholders, i.e.: Municipalities –and the Municipal Services Agreements.

Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

First Nation Land Regimes

Master Instructor, for the National Aboriginal Lands Association, Deb Campbell of the Musqueam First Nation in BC, a Certified Land Manager delivers the Professional Land Management Certification Program offered at NALMA. She has utilized her 35+ years of experience gained from working in the area of Economic Development and First Nation Land Management and has applied in her teachings to numerous First Nation Land Managers from across Canada. This knowledge shall be shared in her presentation as she speaks about the different land regimes.

Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Indigenous Mapping

Indigenous Mapping on our Ancestral Territories within Manitoba will be highlighted. Each panelist will share their expertise and experience on how First Nations can start building a detailed landscape using modern day tools such as surveying and mapping.  Indigenous Knowledge by Resource Users and Grassroots Members will be incorporated in those land descriptions. The compilation will than form a descriptive Land Use Plan that can be used by First Nations as they grow & develop.

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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