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Climbing the Mountain: Reconciliation in Workplaces online trainings are hosted by Indispire and designed to improve knowledge in Indigenous culture, worldviews and spiritualities. Learn about marginalization of Indigenous peoples due to colonization and build positive relationships between workplace and Indigenous peoples.Read More
Make sure everyone in your business or organization has knowledge on the fundamentals of diversity and inclusion, managing bias in hiring, and unconscious bias through this workplace training from the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion.Read More
There are many good reasons that engaging with an Indigenous workforce can help your bottom line. Check out, Engaging Saskatoon Region Employers: The Business Case for ReconciliationRead More
In the Indigenous Perspectives podcast, public servants give voice to diverse experiences — and struggles — around what it means to be Indigenous.
Discussions about the legacies of history, the role of culture in the workplace, and how to move forward on reconciliation shed light on the varied factors that motivate Indigenous people to join, and stay, in the Public Service.Read More
The Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative released Advancing Reconciliation in Canada: A Guide for Investors, outlines five tangible steps that institutional investors can take to make economic reconciliation an integrated part of their practice.Read More
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action #92 outlines ways in which the business sector can and should develop reconciliation strategies. Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. has created three elements for developing Reconciliation strategies for businessRead More
The International Indigenous Speakers’ Bureau has an incredible range of speakers that can address topics from health/wellness, arts, history to business and sports: “IISB is about creating opportunities for Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities to connect, and build bridges, by providing access to a wealth of Indigenous Speakers around the world.”Read More
Search out Indigenous economic development networks in your community and find ways to stay informed through their communication platforms. The newsletter from the Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network is an excellent source.Read More
These online courses and films provide a comprehensive, customized anti-racist education in line with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action. With you, they aim to promote a renewed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Settlers through transformative multi-media learning.Read More
Indigenous Works has a framework designed to review your organizational workplace inclusion competencies and build more effective partnerships with Indigenous people, businesses and communities. They also offer Online Training designed to help your entire organization advance Indigenous workplace inclusion.Read More
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.
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.Read More
Create safe space in your communication by acknowledging traditional territories in the signature of your emails or correspondence. Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. provides excellent background and information around acknowledging traditional territories.Read More
What are your talents, skills and passions? Connect with Indigenous organizations in your community and offer your skills. You’ll build relationships, meet Elders, and learn about authentic engagement along the way.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
“Every person is free and equal in dignity and rights” (Section 3, The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code). This article defines and identifies racism, explains how stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination differ from racism, and discusses how racism can be eradicated.Read More
“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.Read More