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NIEDB Chair Witnesses Signing of Indigenous Collaboration Agreement between Canada and New Zealand

29 August 2022

Summary

The Arrangement will be overseen by the Department of Indigenous Services (ISC) and the Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs (CIRNAC) for Canada, and Te Puni Kōkiri (the Ministry of Māori Development) for the Government of Aotearoa-New Zealand. [...] The relationships we create and nourish today between the Indigenous peoples of Canada and the Māori of Aotearoa New Zealand will help ensure the wellness of our future generations.” Dawn Madahbee Leach Chairperson of the National Indigenous Economic Development Board Quick facts The National Indigenous Economic Development Board (NIEDB) is the only national, non-political organization of its ki. [...] The Indigenous delegation travelling with Minister Hajdu will consist of: o Dawn Madahbee Leach, the Chairperson of the National Indigenous Economic Development Board o Brenda Gunn, Professor and Academic and Research Director at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, University of Manitoba o Sharon Nate, Executive Director of Education for the Matawa First Nations o Gerri Sharpe, Pre. [...] Grâce à la création de relations et à la promotion de pratiques d’échange de connaissances, l’Arrangement donnera lieu à l’établissement d’un mécanisme de collaboration et de mobilisation. [...] Voici la délégation autochtone ayant accompagné la ministre Hajdu : o Dawn Madahbee Leach, présidente du Conseil national de développement économique des Autochtones o Brenda Gunn, professeure et directrice de l’enseignement et de la recherche du Centre national pour la vérité et la réconciliation, à l’Université du Manitoba o Sharon Nate, directrice générale de l’éducation des Premières Nations.

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