January 31, 2024

Panel: National Resources & Strategies to Support the Search of and Recovery of Missing and Disappeared Children

David Russell, National Coordinator, Residential Schools, Indigenous Services Canada

Patrick Ballay, Director, Program & Partnerships Missing Children and Unmarked Burials, Settlement Agreements and Childhood Claims Branch, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs


Session 1: Northern Perspective: Search and Recovery of Missing Children

Joanasie Akumalik, Nanilavut Project Manager, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI)


Session 2: Explore Use and Application of Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)

Maegan Courchene
, Project Manager, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Indian Residential School Project

Brennan Manoakeesick, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO)