First-Ever Canadian Parks Conference – ARPA

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March 14, 2017

Canada’s parks leaders convene for first-time collaborative event

From March 8-11, the iconic peaks of Banff hosted Canadians passionate about parks, gathering to encourage one another in working towards unified goals for our natural spaces.

The Canadian Parks Conference kicked off Wednesday evening at the Banff Centre, with a celebration of Indigenous culture from the Treaty 7 area. The event included a performance of traditional dancing and drumming from the award-winning Blackfoot Confederacy group. Elder Dave Courchene Jr. of the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba spoke on the “Spiritual Connection to Land and Reconciliation.”

Read More: http://arpaonline.ca/news/first-ever-canadian-parks-conference-a-success/

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