March 10-11, 2021
Registration is now open for Our Gathering kexwkexwntsút chet, tə sq̓əq̓ip ct occurring on March 10 – 11 co-hosted by the First Nations Leadership Council, Indigenous Services Canada, and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada.
Sessions are being planned to provide an opportunity for leaders and representatives from First Nations and government to come together to share and discuss a variety of topics. The agenda and a list of speakers will be shared closer to the event. Until then, here is a preview of topics to be discussed:
Indigenous Services Canada Session topics:
- Communicating with community members during a crisis
- Emergency Management Community to Community Sharing
- Indigenous Economic Recovery Initiatives
- Supporting First Nations Learners through COVID-19
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Session Topics:
- Bill C15: Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
- Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls: Update on the National Action Plan
- Specific Claims: Update on policy reform
Please join us on Day 1 for an opening song and moment of silence to honour lives lost in 2020.
Please Note: Registration will be limited to 3-4 members from each BC First Nation organization or Band with preference given to First Nations Chief and Council members.
Following registration, you will receive two separate confirmation emails: one to confirm your registration submission, and the second that will include your Zoom access link for the Our Gathering 2021 plenary sessions. This link is private to you; please do not share it.
Note: emails may arrive to your Junk or Spam folder.
Stay tuned for more information about Our Gathering 2021, including details on each session, right here on our website's Our Gathering hub.
Should you have any questions about Our Gathering, 2021 kexwkexwntsút chet, tə sq̓əq̓ip ct please contact the FNPSS team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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