[Nov 18, THU] Social Night - Hybrid GMM



2021-2022 Season Social Night


Topic: Dokis First Nation's Okikendawt Project

Speaker: Ogimaa Gerry Duquette Jr.

The event will take place at Dynamic Earth, 122 Big Nickel Rd, Sudbury, ON P3C 5T7. 

Registration and Networking: 5:30-6:00 PM
Presentation 6:00-7:00 PM (Virtual Tickets Available)

Non-Member can purchase your virtual tickets HERE!

All registered Sudbury branch members should lookout for an email with your unique ticket URL

To become a Sudbury branch member, please visit HERE!




About this event

- Please join us for our November GMM.

- In-Person tickets are available to CIM Sudbury Branch Members for $10. Dynamic Earth is limited to 65 guests so get your tickets early. (Proof of vaccination will be required).

- Members will be emailed a members-only link that will enable them to purchase an in-person ticket or register for the on-line event for free.

- Non-members may purchase online tickets for $5.

- Log-in details for online access will be sent on the day of the event


Topic: Dokis First Nation's Okikendawt Project

Speaker: Ogimaa Gerry Duquette Jr.

  • 5:30 - 6:00 PM: In person registration and networking
  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM: presentation  (Virtual Tickets Available)


The Dokis First Nation's Okikendawt Project is a run of the river hydro project that was completed through the creation of its own land code under the Framework on Land Management. The Okikendawt Project has created economic opportunities for the community and for generations to come. During the time of the Land Code Ratification process, Ogimaa Duquette was a Councilor for Dokis First Nation as well as the Land Code Development Coordinator. He will be discussing the highlights of this project and life on Dokis First Nation.



Graduated from the Native Land Management Program at Cambrian College and began working for Dokis First Nation in 2003 as the Land Code Coordinator. In 2006, he joined the National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association (NALMA) as the Resource Officer and the Quebec/Labrador First Nations Coordinator. He returned to Dokis in 2010 where he accepted the position of Consultation Coordinator. He is frequently sought after as a resource by other First Nations to support them throughout their Land Code journey as a Director for Eastern Region for the Lands Advisory Board. A support for “ICE” Indigenous Clean Energy and currently serving his third term as Chief of his community. Volunteers at the MIGISI Fish Hatchery, Dokis Summerfest, Dokis Annual Pow Wow and the Dokis Fire Department.



Thank you to the event sponsor




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