Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee and Anishinabek Nation Regional Grand Chiefs met with Minister Bernard Valcourt at the Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada offices in Gatineau, Quebec, on Tuesday May 28, 2013, to discuss critical issues facing the Anishinabek Nation. The Anishinabek Education System was the central focus of the meeting where Minister Valcourt reiterated the federal government’s commitment to completing the negotiations before the year 2015. Other agenda items discussed were economic development, training and development, and resource revenue-sharing. From left: Southeast Regional Grand Chief and Chief of Alderville First Nation, James R. Marsden; Lake Huron Regional Grand Chief and Chief of Serpent River First Nation, Isadore Day; Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Bernard Valcourt; and Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Wedahseh Madahbee. Photo by Mike Restoule.