Consider the cultural diversity of your board, organization and workplace

Business Case for Inclusion
Indigenous Works engages with companies and organizations to strengthen their performance and results in Indigenous employment, workplace engagement and inclusion. On the website, five business cases for Indigenous workplace inclusion are presented.

Aboriginal Employee Retention
The ICT mission is to provide training to get everyone Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples® in their day-to-day jobs and lives. They do this by providing a safe training environment for learners to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitude required to be effective.

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Read the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Report

Everyone, at some point in their journey of Reconciliation, needs to read the 94 Calls to Action recommended by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to “redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation.” Or connect here to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission Final Report to read other sections and excerpts.

We have included this action in every category and every path on this website as a reminder of how important it is for us to understand the history and path of Reconciliation in our country.

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Learn How & Why to Include Land Acknowledgement at Gatherings & Meetings

Protocol for Business Leaders

Protocol for Faith Groups

Protocol for Educational Institutes

Begin all meetings and events with a land acknowledgement of the traditional territory on which you gather. It is a sign of respect, recognizing “you’re on the land of a Nation that has had a relationship since time immemorial with that land.” In addition to the links above, Amnesty International offers a guide for creating land acknowledgements and the Native Land website can also help you identify which territory you reside on.

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Create Inclusive Worksites for Indigenous Workers

Creating Inclusive Worksites for Aboriginal Workers: A Case for Business outlines the many advantages Canada would be privy to through increased Indigenous inclusion, how instead of making cuts there would be greater benefits to implementing a greater number of employment training programs, and how a greater focus on Indigenous inclusion in the workplace is the solution to Canada needing more taxpaying workers.

Access Indigenous Works has the personnel and online resources/training for your business to analyze your current policies, strategize and implement change to foster Indigenous inclusion.

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Attend Conferences that Focus on Reconciliation & Indigenization

2018 Think Indigenous Conference

Live Stream from the Conference

Think Indigenous was a conference in March 2018 that sought to “[inspire] change through Indigenous knowledge, story, and education.” The conference offered educators from all backgrounds the opportunity to work together in the enhancement of Indigenous Knowledges & Change. Watch the speakers online and see what they learned.

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Develop an Indigenous Inclusion Strategy for your Board, Organization & Workplace

The Business Case for Developing and Indigenous Inclusion Strategy
Indigenous Works: Making the Business Case for Inclusion

“The Indigenous population is the fastest growing demographic in Canada. Why then is Indigenous inclusion and engagement overlooked by so many organizations?” These articles argue that Indigenous inclusion in the Canadian economy is essential and discuss strategies to overcoming such barriers.

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