Introduction to Land Regimes on Reserve Lands

Presenting organization: National Aboriginal Lands Managers’ Association


An introduction to Land Regimes: “understanding the roles and responsibilities” under each regime. Assess the fundamental land management concepts and initiative under provisions of the Indian Act, the Framework Agreement on First Nations Land Management and Comprehensive Self-Government agreements.

What Participants will learn

  • Transfer and control provisions under the Indian Act
  • What is Reserve Land Environmental Management Program (RLEMP)
  • Entry to RLEMP
  • Entry into Framework Agreement on First Nations Land Management
  • First Nation roles and responsibilities under RLEMP and the Framework Agreement
  • Readiness into RLEMP and FNLM


  • Debra Campbell, BA Public Admin & Governance; PAED
    Master Instructor, NALMA

Presenter Biography

Debra Campbell is a member of the Musqueam Indian Band, a Coast Salish Community located in Vancouver, BC. She attained her post-secondary education at Langara College, Vancouver, BC in the Business Administration Program, earned certification as a Facilitator of Adult Learning from Loyalist College, Belleville, ON, received certification as a Professional Aboriginal Economic Developer (PAED) from Cando and achieved a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration and Governance at Ryerson University, Toronto, ON. Debra has been working in First Nation land management and economic development for 40+ years mainly for First Nations across Canada and participated in many projects, boards and commissions, nationally, provincially and regionally. For the past 14 years she has worked with the National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association as the Master Instructor for the Professional Lands Management Certification Program.