Theme: Natsu’mawt: we are all connected – one heart, one mind.
Event form: In-Person and streaming.
* Some sessions will be available only to in-person participants. Online viewers will not be able to ask questions in any of the sessions.

Online registration: Open. While we really appreciate the efforts of last-minute participants to come to the Fall Assembly, please note that we may have difficulty accommodating walk-ins and late registrants. Please register in advance.

Agenda: Please see the outline below to get an idea of the general presentation topics and participation opportunities. The agenda is roughly divided into four blocks. Each block gets a half-day space. FNFC is still confirming speaker availability and presentation details for the Fall Assembly.

Fall Assembly Event Outline

(Subject to Change)

Day 1

  • Council Welcome and Opening
  • Block 1: Tier 1 space.(In-person participation only – not available to online viewers)
    This block will be available only to in-person First Nations participants and speakers. They will discuss First Nations engagement to protect salmon in international waters, a framework to engage with government and grow the participation of First nations in decisions, and the concept of a tripartite salmon accord. Our goal is to create a safe space for an open and in-depth conversation.

12:00 pm Lunch

  • General welcome and FNFC Update
  • Block 2: Engagement with the Federal Government.
    DFO will present a state of the union and hold a panel on the concept of a Tripartite accord with the Province of BC, First Nations will have the opportunity to engage with the RDG and ask questions.

Day 2

  • Welcome back and recap of Day 1
  • Block 3: Engagement with the Province of BC.
    This section will contain an update from the Province of BC on recent achievements, a discussion on best practices model for creating a systematic power shift, and a new concept improving FN Participation in BCSRIF.

12:00 pm Lunch

  • Block 4: First Nations-led governance and capacity.
    This section will showcase successful First Nations-led development, governance and capacity-building models, including IPCAs, Salmon Parks, FNFLF center of expertise, and a youth panel.
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Book Event

Free Admission
Available Tickets: Unlimited
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Oct 12 - 13 2022


9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Musqueam Cultural Pavilion
4000 Musqueam Ave, Vancouver, BC V6N 3S2 Canada
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