View of Whatì from dock (Photo:  Susan Beaumont, WRRB) View of Whatì from dock (Photo: Susan Beaumont, WRRB)

WRRB Board Meeting in Whatì

The WRRB Board and Staff travelled to Whatì earlier this month for its Board meeting on June 13-14.  On the first night, the WRRB also co-hosted a community supper with the Wek’èezhìı Land and Water Board (WLWB).  Masi cho to the community for its hospitality and to everyone who came out to sit in on the meetings and join us for lunch each day and the Meet and Greet community supper.  Here are some photos taken in Whatì.  Photos:  Susan Beaumont, WRRB

WRRB Board Members from left to right:  Charlie Jeremick'ca, Grant Pryznyk (Chair), Bruce MacDonald, Steve Matthews, Suzanne Carrière, Jonas Lafferty, and Archie Wetrade.

WRRB Board members held their meeting at the Cultural Centre in Whatì. From left to right, WRRB Board Members Bruce MacDonald, Jonas Lafferty, Charlie Jeremick'ca, and Archie Wetrade.

Masi cho to the cooks who prepared a wonderful meal enjoyed by the community and the two visiting Boards and their Staffs.

Whatì Chief Alphonse Nitsiza introduced the Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board and the Wek’èezhìı Land and Water Board at the community supper on Tuesday night (June 13).

WRRB Chair Grant Pryznyk welcomed community members to the community supper and spoke about the Board's role in wildlife, plants, forests and protected areas management in Wek’èezhìı.

Wek’èezhìı Land and Water Board (WLWB) Chair Violet Camsell-Blondin gave a talk about the WLWB and the work it does in Wek’èezhìı.

The WRRB and the WLWB co-hosted a community supper and Meet and Greet.  Back row:  Grant Pryznyk, WRRB Chair; WRRB Board Members Charlie Jeremick'ca, Archie Wetrade, and Suzanne Carrière.  Front row:  Joe Mackenzie (WLWB Board Member), Violet Camsell-Blondin (WLWB Chair), and WRRB Board Members Steve Matthews, Jonas Lafferty, and Bruce MacDonald.