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Bonnie Couchie

 

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Experience:

Education

Workshops

Conference Presentations

Publications

Volunteer Work

Award


 

Experience

Land Use Mapping Researcher (Feb. 08-March 08)
Yorta, Yorta Nation and the Murray Darling Basin Commission Australia

Consultation and Native Values Researcher (Jan. 07 – Dec. 07)
Pic Mobert and Ministry of Natural Resources

Consultation and Native Values Researcher (Jan. 07 – Dec. 07)
Pic River and Ministry of Natural Resources,

Surveyor for Fisheries (October. 06 – Dec. 06)
Mobert, On

Consultation and Native Values Researcher (Jan. 06 – Dec.06)
Ministry of Natural Resources, Wawa/ Pic River FN, On

Consultation and Native Values Researcher (Jan. 06 – Dec.06)
Ministry of Natural Resources, Wawa/ Mobert FN, On

Consultation and Native Values Researcher (Sept. 04 - 05)
Ministry of Natural Resources, Wawa, On

Consultation and Native Values Researcher (June 04)
Newmont Mine, Hemlo, On.

Conference Writer (May 04)
Info Link Consulting

Professor of Contemporary Native Issues (Sept-Dec 03)
Confederation College, Marathon, On.

Native Values Manual Writer (Jan 03)
Ministry of Natural Resources, Wawa, On

Consultation and Native Values Researcher (April-March ‘02)
Pic River First Nation and Ministry of Natural Resources,

Project Coordinator (Jan-April 02)
Pic River First Nation, On.

Recreation Coordinator (Jan-Nov 01)
Pic River First Nation, On.

Professor of Aboriginal History and Culture (Sept-Dec ‘00)
Lake State University, SM

Professor of Native Issues (Jul-Aug 00)
ONECA

Conference Writer (March 00)
Info Link Consulting

Proposal Writer/Research Consultant (Jan-Feb 00)
Jules Paiement, Long Point F.N.

Conference Writer (Dec 99)
Info Link Consulting

Consultant on Tax/Inc. Issues (Nov 99)
Batchewana FN

Tax Research Consultant (Oct 99)
Horne & Co. Chartered Accountants

Marketing Instructor (Sept-Dec 99)
Anishnabek Education Institute

Professor of Native Issues (Jul-Aug 99)
ONECA

Research-Consultant/Proposal Writer (Feb-Apr 99)
Pic Mobert FN

Professor of Aboriginal Law and Politics (May-Jul 99)
Algoma University

Indian Act Research Consultant (Jan 99)
Pic Mobert FN

Tax Consultant and Presenter (Oct 98)
UCCM., Manitoulin Island

Professor of Native Law (Aug-Sept 98)
Sault College




 

Education

Masters in Inter-Disciplinary Humanities-Laurentian University, Sept 1996-July 1997
High average, nominated for an Ontario Graduate scholarship

Honors Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Learning -Lakehead University, 1993-1996
First Class Standing, received in-course scholarship

Native Studies Diploma -Trent University, 1990-1991
Received the K.E. Kidd Award for highest overall academic achievement in my program.



 

Workshops

Understanding and Retaining Our Rights: A Workshop on Aboriginal Tax Exemption (April 28-29, 2005)
Casino Rama, Orillia

Understanding and Retaining Our Rights: A Workshop on Aboriginal Tax Exemption (March 04)
Garden River F.N., On

Respecting and Working with First Nations: A Cross Cultural Workshop (Jan. 04)
Newmont Mine, Hemlo, On.

Understanding and Retaining Our Rights: A Workshop on Aboriginal Tax Exemption (Dec. 03)
Calstock, On

Understanding and Retaining Our Rights: A Workshop on Aboriginal Tax Exemption (September 03)
Casino Rama, On

Understanding and Retaining Our Rights: A Workshop on Aboriginal Tax Exemption (June 03)
Casino Rama, On.



 

Conference Presentations

“Meaningful Consultation with First Nations”
Presentation for the North Western Ontario Regional Conference (September ’07)

“Meaningful Consultation with First Nations”
Presentation for the Lake Superior Bi-National Forum held in Marathon(‘06)

“The Challenges of Mapping Aboriginal Values”
Presentation for the MNR District Conference (September ’03)

“A Statutory Interpretation of Section 87”
Conference Presenter -Aboriginal Peoples and Taxation , NITA (Jan ‘98)

“Crown Sovereignty in Canada?”
Conference Presenter -Native American Studies Conference, Sault, Michigen (April 96)



 

Publications

The Process and Challenges of Mapping Aboriginal Values
Ministry of Natural Resources - January 2003

Monthly Columnist (First Nations' Issues)
First Perspective March 98 - Nov 2000

Retaining the Full Meaning of S. 87(b)
Pub. by NITA. The the Conference Manual '98

Occasional Columnist
Tekawennake (since March 98)

Crown Sovereignty in Canada
Honours Thesis, Lakehead University '96



 

Volunteer Work

ATK Focus group Member (July 08-December 08)
Ministry of Natural Resources

Development of a Meaningful Consultation Approach for First Nations (spring ’07)
Lakehead University

Development of a  Meaningful Consultation Approach for First Nations (’03-07)
Pic River FN.

Volunteer Teacher of Native Studies (Sept 96-June 97)
Pic Day School

Native Rights Advocacy; Human Rights S. 87 Tax Exemption Since '97


 

Award

Recipient of the Third Annual Environmental Stewardship Award from The Lake Superior Binational Program

 



WORKSHOPS

1. "Understanding and
Retaining our Rights:
Indian Tax Exemption"

March 11-12, 2010
Casino Rama, Orillia
Ontario
Testimonials
Agenda and Cost
TO REGISTER
Book tickets for Diamond Rio, March 11


2. "Achieving Meaningful Consultation"
TBA
Casino Rama, Orillia
Ontario
Testimonials
Agenda and Cost
To Register


3. "A kick in the 'but':
A youth empowerment workshop"

Invite me to your community
Testimonials
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For on-site workshops