Chief Isadore Day, Serpent River First Nation
There has much work that has been done in regards to sustainable development within the region. Primarily in relationship building, Serpent River First Nations has engaged the start of many regional efforts that are vital to regional success. Some factors that have been discussed are to identify our watersheds, headlands, and broader Treaty Territory/Crown Lands need a new perspective in planning; one that focuses on "sustainability".
Additionally the traditional value systems are the primary focus of protection and preservation about how development should occur. This would include the implementation of the environmental review process.