Presenting Organization: National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association

Session Length 3 hours

Description

An introduction to the designation process required to lease reserve lands. Learn about the provisions of the Indian Act that govern designations, key elements of the process, the role of the First Nations and Buckshee leasing.

Participants will Learn

  • The main elements of a designation process;
  • Identify the role of the First Nation and the community;
  • Appreciate the pre-designation planning requirements;
  • Identify the main elements to attain sustainable development; and
  • Learn how the provisions of the Indian Act apply to designating reserve lands.

Presenter

Debra Campbell
BA, Public Admin & Governance; PAED
Master Instructor, PLMCP
National Aboriginal Lands Manager

Presenter Biography

Debra Campbell is a member of the Musqueam Indian Band, a Coast Salish Community located in Vancouver, BC. She received her post-secondary education primarily at Ryerson University, as well as a number of colleges and professional institutions. Debra is dedicated to advocating and advancing First Nation lands, natural resource and environment management, and economic development across Canada through work with various federal and provincial departments and agencies, First Nation organizations and private business. For the past 13 years Debra has worked with the National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association as the Master Instructor for the Professional Lands Management Certification Program.

National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association
1024 Mississauga Street
Curve Lake, ON K0L 1R0
Phone: 1-705-657-7660
Website: www.nalma.ca