The fear of doing or saying the wrong thing can impede your ability to develop effective Indigenous relationships. Indigenous relations training gives you insight, strategies, tips, and suggestions necessary to overcome that fear. You will learn what to do, what not to do and why. This course paves your path to respectful and effective Indigenous relations and is the follow up course to our Indigenous Awareness training.

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What are your key challenges?

  Understanding how to cultivate Indigenous relationships
  Understanding business reasons for work with Indigenous Peoples
  How to begin to consult with Indigenous Peoples
  Fear of saying or doing the wrong thing
  How to manage risk when cultivating Indigenous relationships

Who should take this course?

 Those new to & those experienced in Indigenous relations
  Federal, provincial, regional, municipal government staff
  Consultants, policymakers, human resources
  Senior executives, managers and board members
  Retail, not for profit, media, hospitality, tourism, transportation
 Lawyers, justice, police, health care practitioners, educators

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quotes2This should be a standard course for all of our employees working with Aboriginal Peoples, communities & issues. Teachings such as this bridges people and brings good things. Gets everyone involved
J. C.    Environment Canada

Start your learning here:

Either sign up for...
  • Foundational course for those looking for some understanding of history, culture, and relationships with Indigenous Peoples
  • Understanding history as a key piece of intercultural communications to help avoid misunderstandings
  • Truth and Reconciliation Calls-to-Action friendly.


and one of either...
  • Companion course to our Indigenous Awareness training
  • An explanation of why working with Indigenous Peoples in Canada is important
  • Learn what not to say and improve communication
  • Truth and Reconciliation Calls-to-Action friendly.


  • Companion course to our Indigenous Awareness training
  • Training on how to form and build Government - Indigenous relationships
  • Pragmatic reasons for working with Indigenous Peoples
  • How to begin to consult with Indigenous Peoples
  • How to manage risk when cultivating Indigenous relationships


Or take everything in one:
  • This course is Indigenous Awareness and Indigenous Relations in a single course
  • Get beyond Indigenous Awareness to practical skills and tools that can be applied everywhere
  • This training gives you the opportunity to differentiate yourself from the crowd, boost your career, begin a path toward Reconciliation, and fulfil the requirements of the TRC calls-to-action


Then enhance your knowledge with any of the following:

  • Develop and hone practical skills and tools that can be applied during consultation and engagement activities
  • Learn the purpose and goal of consultation and engagement
  • Understand the difference between consultation and engagement
  • Learn the best practice for strengthening the consultation and engagement process



  • Contemplate the barriers Indigenous Peoples may face when seeking employment and how your organization can help overcome these challenges
  • Learn tips for successful recruitment and retention of Indigenous Peoples
  • Understand the cultural considerations necessary at every step of the recruitment and retention process
  • Understand the importance of community outreach for recruitment and relationship building


  • Apply our RESPECT model specifically to the subject of negotiations with Indigenous Peoples
  • Learn the most critical information required for successful negotiations and where to find it
  • Raise awareness of best practices for strengthening relationships during the negotiation process.


  • Learn the purpose of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • How will it affect your ability to consult and accommodate Indigenous Peoples
  • Learn to navigate the conversation of consent vs veto.


questionDid you know?

This course is BC Law Society Continuing Ed certified.

Online courses with testing qualifies as an eligible activity for CPD purposes.

In addition, effective January 1, 2019, watching recordings of a previous course (which previously would have been claimable for credit only if it was watched with another lawyer) is an accepted mode of study.

"Excellent course. Well presented. The course material is current and relevant to present engagements with Indigenous Peoples and cultures."

B. T.    ATCO Group of Companies

Your Commitment + Our Training = Informed Indigenous Relations