Strategic Planning Results. Lands & Resources. What do you feel are some priority areas that the Lands and Resources department should focus on?. Additional Ideas: Small business , lodging resorts Protecting trees, plants and medicines, land resources/animal inhabitants
What do you feel are some priority areas that the Lands and Resources department should focus on?
Small business , lodging resorts
Protecting trees, plants and medicines, land resources/animal inhabitants
Exploration of leasing cottage lots between Pic River and Black River
More political statements, media relations/communications
Environmental activity clean up
Relationship/trust building with community members, elders, youth
Develop a consultation website
Lands and Resources Team updates
? Resources department should focus on?
Is there adequate information available with respect to our Comprehensive Land Claim?
If not, what sort of information and in what format would you like to see information presented?
Website/community access only
Fact sheets (simplified)
Open house/information sessions
Get youth more involved
(i.e.: school presentations)
Educate the community/build
If Resources department should focus on? Pic River First Nation were to move on to negotiating a settlement of the Land Claim, what would this settlement look like?
Should NOT give individuals any
money, land, etc.
This is not our land to sell. It
belongs to past and future
generations. We will pay for it in
the long run if we take the cash
individual. Provides only temporary
Should be kept in trust to take care
of future generations when there
will be no status benefits available.
Should be doing this already for
kids without status.
Does it matter what we say, the
band does whatever they want
with the money.
Proposals should include who,
what, when, where and why.
Use the money to establish self
government. No more
Are you aware of the “Duty to consult and, if necessary, accommodate?”
How often are you prepared to be involved in community consultations sessions?
Top answers given:
Whenever I’m available/
as often as necessary20%
Once a month7%
Would like to attend, participate,
get involved 6%
Once every three months 4%
*based on matching or similar answers given. Some respondents left it blank.
What are some of your ideas to encourage community involvement in consultation sessions?
Draws, prizes for attendance
Providing refreshments or food
Work with smaller group sizes
Open meetings, email mailing
Target the youth population
Educate our people, politicians
Transportation services for those
Door to door
Public invites, expressing
Lands and Resources Department – 5 year goals
Based on a compilation of input from community members during the strategic planning sessions, here are 3 broad objectives that were generated from the results.
Over the next 5 years, the Lands and Resources department will strive to exceed and excel in each of these key areas.
Community Awareness and Education
Community Engagement and Involvement
Additional comments/suggestions: accommodate?”
This information was gathered in November 2008, during the Pic River First Nation strategic planning session as part of the Administration survey distributed to community members. All information was compiled and organized by the Lands and Resources Assistant, Juanita Starr, for community information purposes and to assist with the Strategic Planning Initiative for the Lands and Resources department.