Are you looking for training to help you get beyond awareness in your work with Indigenous Peoples? What if you had a safe environment in which to ask questions and get the help you need?

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quotes2This training was exactly what I was looking for. It addressed my training needs from a human and workplace perspective. I am now equipped with many tools to ensure that I have effective, respectful and worthwhile interactions with Indigenous communities in the future.
L. S.    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

eLearning Training For Individuals Or Groups

This convenient, self-paced training option allows you to take our training anywhere anytime. 30 day access. 

$398
Individuals

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$3750
Groups up to 30 people

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Public Training For Individuals

This course is offered in multiple locations across Canada during our Training Weeks. Register for just this course or for the full week.

$600
This course alone

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$2100
All five Training Week courses

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Private Training For Groups

Training delivered at your location in an interactive learning environment where organization-specific questions can be explored.

Starting at
$6000
for groups up to 30 people

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What are your key challenges?

Indigenous Awareness
  Understanding how history impacts Indigenous Peoples

  Understanding how current Indigenous issues impact Indigenous communities
  Understanding Indigenous self-government
  Understanding the constitutional, political and legal context of Indigenous issues
  Understanding how Indigenous and western world views impact decision-making

Indigenous Relations
  Understanding how to cultivate Indigenous relationships
  Understanding business reasons for work with Indigenous Peoples
  How to being 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, human resources, service industry
 Resource, construction sectors
 Senior executives, managers and board members
 Health care practitioners, educators, 
 Lawyers, justice, police, media, retail

If you want to read what others are saying about our training, here's our testimonial page. 

Start your learning here:

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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or

  • 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.

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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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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.

"Very eye opening. Very interested particularly in the treaty history and current processes, well covered. I liked the fact that audience questions and possible prejudices were dealt with on a professional, understanding level."

S. B.    Royal Roads University

"An excellent introduction to Indigenous Peoples in Canada, their history, culture, and the communications styles. Time well spent." (eLearning)

B.F.    CCEM 

Your Commitment + Our Training = Informed Indigenous Relations