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Bearpaw Corporation Inc.

Bearpaw Corporation Inc.

Bearpaw Corporation Inc.

P.O. Box 181
Kejick, Ontario
P0X 1E0

P.O. Box 181
Kejick, Ontario
P0X 1E0

(807) 733-3331

(807) 733-2126

Bearpaw Corporation Inc.

Biography
W T (Tom) Campbell, B.Env.,CPM, Senior Aboriginal and environmental specialist
Mr. Campbell is a member of the Shoal Lake First Nation No.40 in Grand Council Treaty #3 a part of Northwestern Ontario, 100 miles east of Winnipeg. He maintains offices and residences both on the reserve and in Winnipeg, Manitoba where he operates his wholly owned aboriginal practice and is the president of Bearpaw Corporation Inc., with subsidiary operations in tourism, eco tourism cultural tourism and fishing and hunting expeditions and lodge operations. Mr. Campbell is a senior environmental and natural resource specialist with 25 years of experience working in the resource sector of development throughout Canada. He is a traditional environmentalist, traditional practitioner, pipe carrier, traditional dancer, registered professional fishing and hunting and eco-guide, commercial fisherman, registered trapper, and traditional ecological knowledge leader. His traditional name is Quaquapeetong, (he sits in four directions).
Mr. Campbell’s academic background includes 9 years of postsecondary education. He was born and raised in a remote northern community until he was sent off to residential school and graduated with grade 12. He then went to Edmonton and graduated from the Northern Alberta Inst. of Technology as a certified project manager.
Mr. Campbell then returned to the University of Manitoba and completed an undergraduate degree in environmental science majoring in aboriginal studies in natural resources. Following which he entered graduate studies and pursued an interdisciplinary doctorate in; Indigenous traditional environmentalism and the integration of western science with Indigenous traditional teachings.
Mr. Campbell has worked in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon Territory, and the Northwest Territories, on 25 different reserves over the past 25 years. He specializes in indigenous knowledge, traditional ecological knowledge, aboriginal environmental and socio-economic community consultations, building consensus, strategic planning, research, project management, public private financing, conflict resolution, community planning, resource development consultations, development of agreements, negotiations, strategic thinking, report development.
Mr. Campbell, can take a First Nation project from the idea stage, pre feasibility, feasibility, business plan, funding and financing, through project management and implementation / operation.
Mr. Campbell is involved with First Nation in developing new innovative funding and financing projects for on reserve projects where homes are accelerated and new 5 year housing backlog strategies are implemented.
Mr. Campbell has been involved in the community development project in the development of tourism projects, community cultural village projects from the infant stage to occupancy and management.
Mr. Campbell also undertakes specific natural resource and environmental assignments independently and by joint venture with other firms in the core environmental discipline involving impact assessments, audits, remediation, investigations, scientific studies and environmental management.
Mr. Campbell was born and raised on the Norway House Indian Reservation until residential school. The Norway House Cree Nation is one of the Five Northern Flood Communities. Mr. Campbell has spent the past 12 years working with the Northern Flood Committee, in the researching and negotiations, and development of claims and claim settlements. He is familiar with predevelopment, hydro development, and post development and all First Nation aspects and issues therein.
Mr. Campbell has worked on the Alaska Highway corridor, the Alaska Natural gas corridor planning, Yukon land use mapping, Yukon land claims, and Mackenzie valley pipeline corridor routing studies. The ideology of Mr. Campbell’s approach has been pro-development with sustainability. The strategic approach has been to integrate a harmonious partnership of the land the resources the Aboriginal peoples their uses and the resource proponents. A multi-stakeholder partnership can be fostered by integrating an enhanced traditional strategy where there is a mutual benefit and respect for the development.
Mr. Campbell has worked with senior corporate executives, government cabinet ministers, senior government officials, aboriginal leaders, chiefs and councils, elders, trappers, hunters, fishermen, tourist industry leaders, women’s groups, youth groups and environmental groups. The unique and strategic approach to working with these groups and building consensus in a large-scale resource development projects is to integrate the traditional ecological environmental strategy.
Mr. Campbell is available, for contract by term, standing offer, fee proposal, retainer, and assignment. Should you have any inquires and or wish to set up an appointment please contact the following: Thank you.
Meegwetch,
W T (Tom) Campbell,B. Env., Cpm.,
President
Bearpaw Corporation Inc.
P O Box 181
Shoal Lake First Nation No. 40
Shoal lake Ontario
P0X 1E0
Shoal Lake Office 807-733-3331
Winnipeg Office 204-253-2666
email: tcampbell@kmts.ca
Fax 807-733-2126
Cell 807-935-5745

Company Details

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541620 - Environmental Consulting Services

541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
561520 - Tour Operators
713990 - All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
721212 - Hunting and Fishing Camps
721213 - Recreational (except Hunting and Fishing) and Vacation Camps
914110 - Aboriginal Public Administration

Services

Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: Eco Tours and Project Management

Biography



W T (Tom) Campbell, B.Env.,CPM, Senior Aboriginal and environmental specialist

Mr. Campbell is a member of the Shoal Lake First Nation No.40 in Grand Council Treaty #3 a part of Northwestern Ontario, 100 miles east of Winnipeg. He maintains offices and residences both on the reserve and in Winnipeg, Manitoba where he operates his wholly owned aboriginal practice and is the president of Bearpaw Corporation Inc., with subsidiary operations in tourism, eco tourism cultural tourism and fishing and hunting expeditions and lodge operations. Mr. Campbell is a senior environmental and natural resource specialist with 25 years of experience working in the resource sector of development throughout Canada. He is a traditional environmentalist, traditional practitioner, pipe carrier, traditional dancer, registered professional fishing and hunting and eco-guide, commercial fisherman, registered trapper, and traditional ecological knowledge leader. His traditional name is Quaquapeetong, (he sits in four directions).

Mr. Campbell’s academic background includes 9 years of postsecondary education. He was born and raised in a remote northern community until he was sent off to residential school and graduated with grade 12. He then went to Edmonton and graduated from the Northern Alberta Inst. of Technology as a certified project manager.

Mr. Campbell then returned to the University of Manitoba and completed an undergraduate degree in environmental science majoring in aboriginal studies in natural resources. Following which he entered graduate studies and pursued an interdisciplinary doctorate in; Indigenous traditional environmentalism and the integration of western science with Indigenous traditional teachings.

Mr. Campbell has worked in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon Territory, and the Northwest Territories, on 25 different reserves over the past 25 years. He specializes in indigenous knowledge, traditional ecological knowledge, aboriginal environmental and socio-economic community consultations, building consensus, strategic planning, research, project management, public private financing, conflict resolution, community planning, resource development consultations, development of agreements, negotiations, strategic thinking, report development.

Mr. Campbell, can take a First Nation project from the idea stage, pre feasibility, feasibility, business plan, funding and financing, through project management and implementation / operation.

Mr. Campbell is involved with First Nation in developing new innovative funding and financing projects for on reserve projects where homes are accelerated and new 5 year housing backlog strategies are implemented.

Mr. Campbell has been involved in the community development project in the development of tourism projects, community cultural village projects from the infant stage to occupancy and management.

Mr. Campbell also undertakes specific natural resource and environmental assignments independently and by joint venture with other firms in the core environmental discipline involving impact assessments, audits, remediation, investigations, scientific studies and environmental management.

Mr. Campbell was born and raised on the Norway House Indian Reservation until residential school. The Norway House Cree Nation is one of the Five Northern Flood Communities. Mr. Campbell has spent the past 12 years working with the Northern Flood Committee, in the researching and negotiations, and development of claims and claim settlements. He is familiar with predevelopment, hydro development, and post development and all First Nation aspects and issues therein.

Mr. Campbell has worked on the Alaska Highway corridor, the Alaska Natural gas corridor planning, Yukon land use mapping, Yukon land claims, and Mackenzie valley pipeline corridor routing studies. The ideology of Mr. Campbell’s approach has been pro-development with sustainability. The strategic approach has been to integrate a harmonious partnership of the land the resources the Aboriginal peoples their uses and the resource proponents. A multi-stakeholder partnership can be fostered by integrating an enhanced traditional strategy where there is a mutual benefit and respect for the development.

Mr. Campbell has worked with senior corporate executives, government cabinet ministers, senior government officials, aboriginal leaders, chiefs and councils, elders, trappers, hunters, fishermen, tourist industry leaders, women’s groups, youth groups and environmental groups. The unique and strategic approach to working with these groups and building consensus in a large-scale resource development projects is to integrate the traditional ecological environmental strategy.






Mr. Campbell is available, for contract by term, standing offer, fee proposal, retainer, and assignment. Should you have any inquires and or wish to set up an appointment please contact the following: Thank you.

Meegwetch,


W T (Tom) Campbell,B. Env., Cpm.,
President
Bearpaw Corporation Inc.
P O Box 181
Shoal Lake First Nation No. 40
Shoal lake Ontario
P0X 1E0

Shoal Lake Office 807-733-3331
Winnipeg Office 204-253-2666
email: tcampbell@kmts.ca
Fax 807-733-2126
Cell 807-935-5745

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Bearpaw Eco Lodge Cultural Ventures

A member of Northern Ontario Native Tourist Association

www.nonta.net
www.moccasintrailtours.com

Shoal Lake First Nation No. 40

Ontario Canada

Summer Product
7 Day Eco Cultural Wilderness Experience Expedition
$2100 US All Inclusive
Alternate 3-5 Day Packages Available

Day 1 upon arriving at the Winnipeg International Airport you will be greeted by your professional aboriginal hosts. You will be transported by shuttle to your first night at River Gate Inn, (www.rivergateinn.com ) an intimate bed and breakfast site in Winnipeg, a 22-room mansion on the banks of the Assiniboine River, with Jacuzzi suites, exercise equipment, heated pool, fire place, library on an acre of manicured river front property. On your first day in Winnipeg, you will be given an expedition orientation at River Gate Inn. You will then have an opportunity to visit and shop at the local sporting goods stores including Mountain Equipment Coop and SIR Sporting goods. The evening will be closed off with a pontoon boat river cruise to the Historical site at the Forks (www.theforks.com ) including boutique shops and fine dining, you will be served an aboriginal cuisine dinner feast and presented with a cultural product at the Circle of Life Thunderbird house in Winnipeg.


Day 2 After a refreshing breakfast your hosts will transport you to the
Clearwater bay Marina near Kenora Ontario, (www.kenora-ontario.com ) approximately a 2-hour scenic ride. The Bearpaw Eco Lodge pontoon touring boats will greet you at the marina and give you a Lake of the Woods tour into Sunset Country and arrive for check in at the main Eco Lodge www.ashrapidslodge.com camp includes a main lodge and 12 cabins. After checking into your private cabin, you will be given a tour of the lodge and shown the facilities. There will be optional clinics and workshops, demonstrations given on; wilderness experience and survival, canoeing, kayaking, photography, fishing and story telling. The evening will be closed off with a serving of traditional exotic cuisine.

Day 3 after a traditional sunrise ceremony, there is a hearty breakfast served, then the packing for the expedition. You will be then be guided on a Lake of the Woods tour in Lund outfitter guide boats of two guests per boat, of significant sites, historical sites, and opportunity to view and photograph bald eagles, pelicans, loons, bears, and scenery. You will be given the opportunity to catch your own fresh fish for a shore lunch on Lake of the Woods. Later you will arrive at a Portage bay separating the Lake of the Woods watershed from the Shoal Lake Watershed. There, you will portage’ over the old historical trade route portage’ from Lake of the Woods to Shoal Lake. The guides will meet you at Shoal Lake and guide you to your camps at Shoal lake narrows outpost camps and trappers cabins and tent camps.

Day 4 You will be served an outpost breakfast and then given a guided tour of Shoal Lake, a pristine and tranquil protected environment and the source of water for the city of Winnipeg. At the community of Shoal Lake you will hosted to a local luncheon feast and an opportunity to meet and share with the Anishinabe local aboriginal elders, visit an arts and crafts boutique and meet local artist and crafters. After the feast your guides will transport you in shuttle vehicles and all terrain vehicles to the historical sacred petroform site at Tie Creek; this is a significant site of the history and study of pre contact gathering site of native peoples in the Whiteshell provincial park. (Insert website) There, you will be able to tour the site, observe a traditional ceremony by the elders and then a tent camp will be set up. You will be given the opportunity to participate in wilderness experience training in outdoor cooking, survival and traditional practices.

Day 5 the expedition will take you on a historical tour from the sacred petroform site to the headwaters of the Falcon River. A brief stop at Falcon Lake will allow rest and relaxation on the beautiful and quiet Falcon Lake beach. After a shore lunch picnic your guides will assist you in expediting by canoe and kayak down the Falcon River with an overnight tent camp out at Snake Lake. The falcon river tour will give experience in canoeing, kayaking, site seeing, wildlife photography, traditional encampment, study of medicinal plants, traditional and cultural teaching.

Day 6 After breaking camp and loading up the canoes and kayaks the other half of Falcon river will be completed arriving at the Shoal Lake First Nation territory and the intake aqueduct of the city of Winnipeg water supply at the mouth of the Falcon River known as Indian bay. The day will be highlighted with a Thunderbird round house sharing circle ceremony in the community of Shoal Lake. There will be opportunity to visit with the local artists and observe and acquire arts and crafts, carvings, paintings, beadwork, and many other local products. The evening will have a traditional feast, demonstration of traditional processing of wild rice, cooking bannock on an open fire, smoking fish, drumming and singing,pow wow dancing demonstrations followed by a voluntary sweat lodge ceremony. You will then retire to the outpost camps in Shoal lake at Snowshoe bay and Indian bay.

Day 7 The last day of the expedition will have your guides take you by Lund outfitter guide boats on a tour of Shoal Lake and Lake of the Woods to end up at the Ash Rapids Lodge & Bearpaw Eco lodge base camp. On the way there will be a tour of significant sites, photographing wildlife, hiking, and an opportunity to catch fish. A home cooked meal will be served at the Ash Rapids camp on Lake of the Woods. There will be opportunity for rest and relaxation, enjoy the lodge wilderness experience of the hiking, beach, canoeing, kayaking. You will enjoy the quiet privacy of your own cabin to reflect on the trip. The eco lodge will host a traditional expedition closing ceremony; your guides, hosts and elders will present a give away ceremony and certificates will be presented. The following morning you will be transported back to Winnipeg.


W T (Tom) Campbell, B.Env., Cpm
President
Professional eco cultural guide
Traditional practitioner
Bearpaw Eco venture lodge and eco camps
PO Box 181
Shoal Lake First Nation No. 40
Shoal Lake ON
P0X 1E0
EFax 416-915-6151 Shoal lake 807-733-3331 Cell; 204-770-0768
email tcampbell@kmts.ca
www.moccasintrailtours.com


Winter Product

The winter eco adventure tours are for; day trips, weekends or 3, 5 and 7-day tours. All the eco adventures transportation is provided from Winnipeg, Kenora or International Falls and return. All trips are expedited all-inclusive with the equipment, clothing, safety gear and professional ranger/guides – interpreters, one guide per two guests.

On day one you are transported to the base camp main lodge by ice road 30 miles west of Kenora, Ontario www.ashrapidslodge.com . You will be checked into your cozy winterized cabin. An orientation presentation will be given. There will be optional day trips for; a dog sled ride, a snow shoeing and cross country skiing lesson or a snowmobile safari. The lodge will then host a home cooked meal. The evening will be filled with a slide show, guest speakers, and a winter night hike out on the ice to do some star gazing, check out the northern lights and try some wolf calling. The one-day package ends back at the main lodge with a fine dinner and certificate presentation. You will be given an opportunity for a draw on another package and a presentation is given on the summer eco venture tour package. 1 DAY PRICE $300 US OR $375 CD PER PERSON


Day two you will experience a home cooked breakfast, then its expediting time to prepare for the trip to the outpost and trappers cabins. This is a 15-mile trip out into pristine wilderness on Shoal Lake by; skiing, dog sled and snowmobile. You will arrive at the ice chalet winter tent camps and outposts. There you will have the exotic adventure experience of the winter camping, cooking on an open fire, catching your own fish through the ice and learning winter survival. You will overnight in a prospector tent with a cozy wood stove however the outhouse (washroom) is air-conditioned. The stars and northern lights and wolf howling will entertain your night.
The two-day package ends back at the main lodge with a fine dinner and certificate presentation. You will be given an opportunity for a draw on another package and a presentation is given on the summer eco venture tour package. 2 DAY PRICE $600 US OR $750 CD PER PERSON

Day three you will help cook your own breakfast in the ice cook shack and share your stories. The day is then filled with wilderness geo caching, skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, traditional survival training, quinsy hut building, birding, wildlife observing, and winter photography and snowmobile safari. The three-day package ends back at the main lodge with a fine dinner and certificate presentation. You will be given an opportunity for a draw on another package and a presentation is given on the summer eco venture tour package. 3 DAY PRICE $800 US OR $1,000 CD PER PERSON

Day four after an overnight in the ice chalet winter tent camp you will be treated to a fine home cooked meal at the outpost camp on Shoal Lake. The day is then filled with a wilderness experience in traditional ecological knowledge. The day includes an expedition to an inland lake and you will learn, tracking, gps geo caching, traditional fish gathering, outdoor cooking, quinsy hut building, winter camping outdoors under the stars, demonstrations of traditional preparation of survival foods, scientific field gathering of data and information about the planet, mother earth, the eco system and the winter ecology of the balance of nature. The night will be optional to camp at the quinsy huts, ice chalet tent camps, or the base main lodge. The four-day package ends back at the main lodge with a fine dinner and certificate presentation. You will be given an opportunity for a draw on another package and a presentation is given on the summer eco venture tour package. 4DAY PRICE $1,200 US OR $900 CD

Day five is unique and special experience, as you will be given the opportunity to venture into the history culture and traditions of the Ojibway peoples. You will be transported to the Shoal lake First Nation community and treated to a community feast, opportunity to meet the elders, You will be served an outpost breakfast and then given a guided tour of Shoal Lake, a pristine and tranquil protected environment and the source of water for the city of Winnipeg. At the community of Shoal Lake you will hosted to a local luncheon feast and an opportunity to meet and share with the Anishinabe local aboriginal elders, visit an arts and crafts boutique and meet local artist and crafters. The day will be highlighted with a Thunderbird round house sharing circle ceremony in the community of Shoal Lake. There will be opportunity to visit with the local artists and observe and acquire arts and crafts, carvings, paintings, beadwork, and many other local products. The evening will have a traditional feast, demonstration of traditional processing of wild rice, cooking bannock on an open fire, smoking fish, drumming and singing,pow wow dancing demonstrations followed by a voluntary sweat lodge ceremony. You will then retire to the outpost camps in Shoal lake at Snowshoe bay and Indian bay. The five-day package ends back at the main lodge with a fine dinner and certificate presentation. You will be given an opportunity for a draw on another package and a presentation is given on the summer eco venture tour package. 5 DAY PRICE $1,300 US OR $1,625 CD

Day six will provide for an opportunity to travel the route by your choice to the ice chalet camp on Shoal Lake. The expedition will then continue on to the base lodge and you will have the opportunity to rest and relax at the base camp. There will be opportunity for rest and relaxation, enjoy the lodge wilderness experience of the hiking. You will enjoy the quiet privacy of your own cabin to reflect on the trip. The eco lodge will host a traditional expedition closing ceremony; your guides, hosts and elders will present a give away ceremony and certificates will be presented. The following morning you will be transported back to Winnipeg. The seven-day package ends back at the main lodge with a fine dinner and certificate presentation. You will be given an opportunity for a draw on another package and a presentation is given on the summer eco venture tour package. 7 DAY PRICE $1,800 US OR $2,250 CD.

Econ package price includes
Transportation
Full amenities lodge and meals
Skis, toboggans
Snowshoes
Winter survival clothing; parka’s, boots, pants, mitts, face gear, helmets etc.
Fully equipped winter ice camp; wood, lamps, stoves, survival gear.
Global positioning system (GPS)
Emergency sat phone, cell phones, two way radios, walkee talkees
Spotting scope, binoculars, video camera
Dog teams and mushers
Snow mobiles, all terrain vehicles, van and pick up truck
Fishing licences, fishing gear
Survival gear, first aid, Field equipment



Contact Information


Tom Campbell
Title: President
Telephone: (807) 733-3331
Fax: (807) 733-2126