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This workshop provides participants with the cultural awareness and skills to improve the working relationships between stakeholders and Indigenous People.
It begins with the history of colonial power and its impact on the people residing in Canada. It then outlines how this impact has affected the lives and thinking of the Indigenous People today. This is a positive workshop providing the tools for moving forward. Participants will gain a better understanding of the beliefs and feelings of Indigenous People and learn how to collaborate effectively in both professional and personal settings.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Any organization or individual committed to better understanding the impacts of colonialism on Indigenous People in Canada
- Any group that wishes to increase its ability to develop collaborative relationships when interacting with Indigenous People
PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN:
- The history of colonialism in Canada
- Its impact historically and today both on individuals and families
- Cultural teachings of the Anishinaabe people
- To collaborate effectively in both professional and personal settings
- How we can move forward – together
- Medicine of our People
- The 7 Grandfather Teachings
- What is legally an “Indian”
- Historical Colonial-Indigenous Relationships
- How it affects individual families
- How to move forward
METHODS TO BE USED
This is an interactive workshop. Program delivery will appeal to all adult learning styles to encourage active participation and learning.
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Course Code: EDH511