Indigenous Practitioner Perspectives on City Building
Co-Hosted by the Canadian Urban Institute, Engineers Canada, National Trust Canada, The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, Canadian Institute of Planners, Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Urban Development Institute and Urban Land Institute.
2021 marks the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day, first declared in 1996 by then Governor General of Canada Roméo LeBlanc to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.
This year, join us for an exploration of urbanism with Indigenous leaders at the fore of their professions.
Danilo Caron, EIT & Indigenous Student Engagement Coordinator, UBC Engineering Student Services
Lorna Crowshoe, Aboriginal Issues Strategist, the City of Calgary
Tonii Lerat, Community Planner, Urban Systems & Board Member, Canadian Institute of Planners
Naomi Ratte, Landscape Architecture Student,
University of Manitoba, & Co-Editor of “Voices of the Land: Indigenous Design and Planning from the Prairies”
Eladia Smoke, Principal Architect, Smoke Architecture, & Master Lecturer, Laurentian University McEwen School of Architecture