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July, 2010

Essentials of First Nations Governance

The Thompson Rivers University and the National Centre for First Nations Governance are pleased to present the course “Essentials of First Nations Governance”, FNST 091, at the Thompson Rivers University campus in Kamloops on August 23-27, 2010. This course is intended for First Nations Council members or First Nations interested in First Nations governance issues. Topics presented include:

• History of First Nations Inherent Right
• The Indian Act and other legislation affecting Indians
• Reconciling the relationship between First Nations and Canada
• Chief and Council roles and responsibilities
• Tools of governance under the Indian Act
• Human Resource Management in First Nations
• Political, Administrative, and Financial Accountability and Transparency
• Separating Governance from Administration
• Exercising the Inherent Right to Self-Government

This is an intensive course beginning August 23 from 6:00-9:00 pm and continuing August 24 to 27 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Instruction will be provided by TRU and the Centre for First Nations Governance. There will be quizzes as well as individual and group assignments and certificates will be awarded at the end of the course. Participants will be responsible for their own transportation and accommodations costs. The fee of $450 will cover the cost of course materials, course delivery as well as breakfast, lunch and refreshments each day.

For registration and more information contact:
TRU Aboriginal Education Centre: (250) 852-7152 or by e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)