Tsuut’ina Grey Eagle Resort & Casino
November 18, 19, 20, 21

Nov/2018 Agenda (*Feb/2019 Agenda TBD*)

Sunday November 18, 2018


2:00pm – 8:00pm Registration – Hotel Lobby
6:30pm – 9:00pm Opening Reception with Hal Eagle Tail
Northern Dene, Tsuut’ina Nation. Cultural Consultant, Eaglestar Enterprises
REMOVING THE STIGMA UNDER LEGALIZATION Cheryl Shuman, Cherokee – Shawnee Nation Blue Creek Band, Adams County, Ohio
Cancer Survivor, Cannabis Advocate, Entrepreneur, Investor

Dr. Neil McKinney, Naturopathic Physician Professor of Naturopathic Oncology, Author, Lecturer

Monday, November 19, 2018
07:00 – 08:30 Registration Event Centre
08:30 – 09:00 Welcome Ceremony
Drum Ceremony
Former Chief Isadore Day, Anishnabek, Serpent River FN
Former AFN Regional Chief of Ontario
Prayers Gerald Meguinis – Tsuut’ina FN Elder
09:00 – 09:30 Opening Remarks Chief Lee Crowchild, Tsuut’ina FN
Marlene Poitras, AFN Alberta Regional Chief, Mikisew Cree FN
09:30 – 10:00 Critical Questions Communities
Should Be Asking About Cannabis
Blaine Favel, Moderator, Former Chief – Poundmaker Cree Nation, CEO Kanata Earth, Chancellor Emeritus U of S
Sara Mainville, Couchiching FN Partner – Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP
10:00 – 10:30 Cannabis/Hemp 101 Jodi Two Guns, Tsuut’ina FN
Portfolio Liaison Officer for Social Well Being
Dean Seneca, Seneca Nation
Formerly of the US CDC Tribal Health Research Office
The Great Lakes Tribal Epidemiology Center
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45– Noon Overview of Federal Framework Grant McLeod – Moderator
Founder Seven Oaks Cannabis, SVP Regulatory Affairs, General Counsel Beleave Cannabis
Health Canada Todd Cain,Health Canada
Dir. Gen. Licensing & Medical Access for the Cannabis Legalization Directorate
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch / Trade Show
12:45 – 1:00 Dräger 5000 Einat Velichover, Dräger Scientific
1:00 – 2:15 Governance & Cannabis Terry Braun, General Counsel Tsuut’ina Nation,
Inter-Jurisdictional Differences Grant McLeod, Métis, Winnipeg
Founder Seven Oaks Cannabis, SVP Regulatory Affairs & General Counsel Beleave Cannabis
Governance Taxation, Allan Clarke, Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve
Former Dir. Gen. Economic Research & Policy Dev. AED
RegenaCrowchild, Tsuut’ina FN
Tsuut’ina Councilor & Treaty Consultant
Manny Jules, Former Chief Tk’emlúpsteSecwepemc
Chief Commissioner, FN Tax Commission
2:15 – 3:15 Social Responsibility & Harm Reduction Alex Abellan,CEO Chakra Cannabis, Founder NAC Clinics.
Pioneer in the Responsible & Safe Dispensing of Cannabis, Moderator
Dr. Evan Adams,Sliammon First Nation, Powell River,BC
Coast Salish Physician, C.E.O., C.M.O.
Shelly Turner,Pimicikamak FN (Cross Lake) Mb.
Addiction & Harm Reduction Specialist, Assistant Professor Northern Ontario School of Medicine
3:15 – 3:30 Getting Started Francine Whiteduck, Kitigan-zibi Anishinabeg, Algonquin First Nation Principal, Whiteduck Resources
3:30 – 3:45 Afternoon Break
3:45 – 5:00 Industrial Hemp
Market Opportunities
Wade McAdam, Kikano Métis Settlement
CanWest Hemp Corp.,Industry & Indigenous Rights Advocate
Charles Holmes, Founder of Living Harvest and Hempco
Steven Teed,Tribal Council Member, Adams Lake Band Organic Hemp Farmer
Lori-Jo Graham, Alberta Agriculture & Rural Dev. / Bio Material Dev. Centre
(*Agenda subject to change)

Tuesday November 20, 2018
08:45 Welcome Former Chief Isadore Day, Anishnabek, Serpent River FN
Former AFN Regional Chief of Ontario
08:45 – 10:15 Medical/Retail/Tele-Medical Distribution Channels Sara Mainville, Couchiching FN
Partner – Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP
Neil Sasakamoose, Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation, Sk.
Executive Director Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs President GreenTec Retail Saskatchewan Inc
Jamie Kunkel, Mohawk of the Bear Clan
Owner Smoke Signals Medical Facility
Rob Stevenson, Anishinaabe of the Bear ClanAldervilleFN
Medicine Wheel Natural Healing Indigenous Medical Dispensary
Alex Abellan, CEO Chakra Cannabis, Founder NAC Clinics
Adam Beach, Saulteaux, Dog Creek FN Res., Ashern Mb.
Indigenous Canadian Medical Dispensaries (IcMD)
10:15 – 10:30 Morning Break
10:30 – 11:00 Fireside Chat: Building Successful
Community/Industry Partnerships
Cam Battley, Chief Corporate Officer, Aurora
11:00 – Noon Community Policy, Policing & Enforcement Chief Keith Blake,Tsuut’ina Police Chief
Sara Mainville,Couchiching FN
Partner –Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP
Chief Dwayne Zacharie
First Nations Chiefs of Police Association / Kahnawake Peacekeeper
Insp. Earl Nini, RCMP -K Division Indigenous Liaison officer
Corporal Richard Nowak, RCMP
Prov. Coordinator, Alberta Drug Recognition Expert Program
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch & Trade Show
1:00 – 1:45 Presidents Panel Former Chief Isadore Day, Serpent River FN
Former AFN Regional Chief of Ontario
Cam Battley, Chief Corporate Officer, Aurora Cannabis
Philippe Lucas, V.P., Patient Research & Access, Tilray
Sean Webster, Director, Government & Stakeholder Relations, Federal & Ontario Canopy Growth Corp.
1:45 – 2:45 Training & Job Opportunities Jake Linklater, Chippewas of NawashUnceded FN, President & Co-Founder of Long North Capital, Moderator
Lorraine White, Seven Leaf Medical Cannabis RPIC & Chief Compliance Officer
David Sharpe, Bridging Finance
Mohan Denetto, Director General INAC-AANC, Economic and Business Opportunities
2:45 – 3:00 Afternoon Break
3:00 – 3:30 Cannabis & Indigenous Communities Jeff Doctor, Moderator, Seneca Mohawk, Turtle Island Corp
Exec. Dir. National Indian Cannabis Coalition, Washington D.C.
Philippe Lucas, Tilray, V.P., Patient Research & Access
3:30 – 5:00 Economic & Sustainable Development Chief Clarence Louie, Moderator, Osoyoos Indian Band, BC
Chief Christian Sinclair, Opaskwayak Cree Nation, MB / National Access Cannabis
Neil Sasakamoose, Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation, Exec.Director Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs, SK / Pres. GreenTec Holdings
Mohan Denetto, Director General INAC-AANC, Economic and Business Opportunities
Grand Chief Joseph Norton, Mohawk Council of Kahnawake / Canopy Growth Corp
Chief Delbert Wapass, Thunderchild First Nation, SK / Westleaf Cannabis
Brad Callihoo, CEO Fort McMurray #468 Nation, AB / Ravenquest
5:00 Closing Remarks Former Chief Isadore Day, Anishnabek, Serpent River FN
Former AFN Regional Chief of Ontario
Drum Ceremony/ Closing Prayer Gerald Meguinis, Tsuut’ina FN Elder
7:00 – 9:30 sponsor nichc Hal Eagle Tail, Emcee, Northern Dene, Tsuut’ina Nation. Cultural Consultant
(*Agenda subject to change)

Wednesday November 21, 2018

Optional Educational Site Tours are fully booked:

(program subject to change)

Departing from Grey Eagle Resort starting at 9:00am
Your information will be in your Welcome Kit
Cultivation Facilities
Medical Clinics
Retail Storefronts