Tag Archives: Aboriginal Awareness

Oh Canada, Our Home on Native Land

A one-time event, Oh Canada Our Home on Native land was a workshop led by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth in Toronto. It was an event created by the Youth Reconciliation Initiative that has Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities of youth … Continue reading

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Decolonizing Our Minds

The Equity Studies Student Union at the University of Toronto annually hosts a conference entitled “Decolonizing Our Minds”. Each year, community members and students come together to identify and engage with structural oppression and marginalization, colonial domination and resistance. Over … Continue reading

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Indigenous-Settler Relations and Decolonization Research Conference

The Canadian Sociological Association and the Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences held their annual conference in June 2015 at the University of Ottawa. It connected sociologists, other academics, activists, artists, and others engaged in the study of Indigenous-settler … Continue reading

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Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business: Progressive Aboriginal Relations

Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) is a certification program run by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business which confirms corporate performance in Aboriginal relations in three levels (bronze, silver, gold). Certified companies promote their level with a PAR logo signaling to … Continue reading

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Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres: Aboriginal Cultural Competency Training (ACCT)

The Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres offers its Aboriginal Cultural Competency Training (ACCT) to non-Indigenous agencies and government departments to strengthen professional relationships with urban Aboriginal organizations and clients, based on principles of Trust, Friendship and Mutual Respect.  Workshops are … Continue reading

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Four Winds Wellness Centre

Four Winds is owned by registered family therapist Jann Derrick who is of Mohawk ancestry.  The Centre offers workshops, including “Returning the Children to the Centre of the Circle”, which would benefit professionals working with Aboriginal families.  The workshop includes an … Continue reading

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Indigenous Corporate Training

This firm, initiated in 1994 by Robert (Bob) Joseph Jr. aims “to help individuals and organizations work effectively with Aboriginal peoples”.  A workshop and book have been developed called “Working Effectively with Aboriginal Peoples”.   The firm does public workshops and … Continue reading

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