09 03 03 KO Visits Poplar Hill First Nation

KO's Franz Seibel and Donald Meekis traveled to Poplar Hill to meet with Chief King, councillor Suggashie and EDO Rita. We traveled the winteroad with MNDM's Mark Vermette. The council has lots of good ideas for development, some of which was discussed. Donald introduced the Relationship Fund Project with Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs which will train local workers in mapping and planning for government discussions. Franz introduced the INAC Engagement Project which will train local workers who will facilitate local discussions on duty-to-consult processes with government.