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Eight of the key issues of most significant concern for Indigenous Peoples in Canada are complex and inexorably intertwined - so much so that...
There’s a growing interest in Indigenous cultural competency in Canada and it’s very heartening to witness this change in attitude in government, the corporate sector and in the general public. I am certainly seeing it reflected in the wide diversity of clients seeking cultural competency training for their organizations. My client base was formerly composed of a few core sectors but no more. I am really enjoying the opportunity to meet people from many walks of life but who share a common interest of wanting to learn more about Indigenous Peoples in Canada.
We were curious to see if there was a sort of litmus test available for people to measure their Indigenous cultural competency. We didn’t find one so we decided to create one. The questions that follow are intended to encourage reflection, and hopefully, meaningful discussion with colleagues, friends and family.
The questions are in two parts - the first part contains general questions while the second part has questions tailored to specific professions.
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In 2017, we had just over 816,000 visitors to our blog Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples® looking for information on a wide variety of...
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As an Indigenous relations trainer, I strive to maintain a positive attitude that we are making progress on reconciliation. There are setbacks but I...