Each year the Inspire Hope Conference is hosted in a Cree community with the aim of bringing youth together in the spirit of establishing goals, encouraging positive esteem and inspiring through stories and perspective of youth role models. This year’s theme “Start Living and Stop Existing” was quoted from the late Nathaniel Bosum, encouraging youth to live from his example while also recognizing his contribution as a youth role model.
The three-day conference offered a unique platform for youth to hear from leaders, while emphasizing team building and self-development as a focus over the weekend. Some of the highlights from the event included:
Grand Chief Dr. Abel Bosum provided a keynote address on the final day of the Inspire Hope Conference. His message to the youth envisioning the future of the Cree Nation and asking what part we can play on an individual level. You can read his full message from the link provided below: