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Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples®

Are you looking for training to help you get beyond awareness in your work with Indigenous Peoples? Do you want to improve your cultural competence and work toward reconciliation? Is the fear of doing or saying the wrong thing impeding your ability to develop effective Indigenous relationships?

If the answer is "yes!" then Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples® training is for you.

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 working with Indigenous Peoples?
  • Knowing how to begin to consult with Indigenous Peoples?
  • Fearing saying or doing the wrong thing?
  • Knowing how to manage risk when cultivating Indigenous relationships?
Who should take this course?
  • Those new to & those experienced in Indigenous relations
  • Federal, provincial, regional, and municipal government staff
  • Consultants, human resources, service industry
  • Resource, construction sectors
  • Senior executives, managers and board members
  • Healthcare practitioners, educators
  • Lawyers, justice, police, media, retail

In-Person Training

$800  Individual Register Now

$9000  Per Group (Up to 30 Learners) Contact Us

Live-Guided Virtual Training

$450  Individual Register Now

$7000  Per Group (Up to 30 Learners) Contact Us

Self-Guided Training

$150 Individual Register Now

$3000  Per Group (Up to 30 Learners) Register Now

Autoformation en Français

$150 Individuel S'inscrire maintenant

$3000 Par groupe (jusqu'aux 30 apprenants) S'inscrire maintenant
Unsure which training course or format makes the most sense for you and your team?

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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

Read what others are saying about our training.


This session was so worthwhile on many levels. It provided a deep perspective and understanding of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and was facilitated in a respectful, professional way that contributed to deeper understanding and learning. Thank you.

S.L.    Rogers Communications
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Do you work in a municipal or local government in Canada? Do you want learn how to better work with Indigenous Peoples?

We now offer a variation on our popular Working Effectively With Indigenous Peoples® training for regional and local government staff specifically: Working Effectively With Indigenous Peoples® for Local Governments.

Meets requirements of CCAB PAR certification.

Progressive Aboriginal Relations

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This course is BC Law Society Continuing Ed certified for CPD purposes.

Start your learning here:

Sign up for...

Indigenous Awareness

and then

Indigenous Relations

Or take both in one:

Working Effectively With Indigenous Peoples

Then enhance your knowledge with any of the following:

Indigenous Consultation & Engagement

Indigenous Employment: Recruitment & Retention

Indigenous Procurement

How to Negotiate with Indigenous Peoples

Working with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples  This training is now a part of our new course: Indigenous Engagement

Some of our valued training partners

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Your Commitment + Our Training = Informed Indigenous Relations