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Indigenous Relations (5)

Land-O-Lakes butter. Photo: Mike Mozart, Flickr

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Why Are There Stereotypes About Indigenous Peoples?

Following every training session we ask learners if they would kindly take the time to fill in a survey about the training. We find these surveys...

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Squamish and Whistler road sign with Indigenous names

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Why Should You Learn to Pronounce Indigenous Names?

It’s becoming more commonplace for formal meetings to begin with an acknowledgement of the traditional or treaty territory on which the meeting is...

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Value of Engaging With Indigenous Communities via Social Media

Photo: Unsplash Early, respectful, transparent and consistent communication with Indigenous communities is the foundation of any good engagement...

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totem pole

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Indigenous vs. Aboriginal

Indigenous vs. Aboriginal - what does it mean for business? We received this timely question from an onsite client and newsletter subscriber: The...

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E & N-railway

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26 Ways to Derail Your Indigenous Community Meeting

Hosting frequent community meetings to share information and milestones is an important part of your relationship building and maintenance with the...

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What is the Definition of Indigenous Peoples?

We’ve talked about the constitutional implications of Indigenous or Aboriginal so now want to tackle the definition of Indigenous Peoples in Canada...

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Duncan McCue: Mainstream Media and Reconciliation

The Commission believes that in the coming years, media outlets and journalists will greatly influence whether or not reconciliation ultimately...

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Coast Salish drummers

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7 Common Elements in Successful Indigenous Relations Strategies

Indigenous relations is an evolving field, especially now in light of the federal government’s commitment to negotiation on a nation-to-nation basis....

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Muskeg Lake Cree Nation

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Notable Impact of Urban Reserves and Saskatoon

The first urban reserve in Canada was created in 1988 in the City of Saskatoon. The relationship between Saskatoon and Muskeg Lake Cree Nation (MLCN)...

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Indigenous Cultural Competency Self-Assessment Checklist

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...

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