Saturday, December 20, 2014


Culture, Tradition & Effective Governance

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Who uses the Culture, Tradition & Effective Governance workshop?

A First Nation who wants to take the first step towards nation rebuilding in a culturally appropriate way. The workshop is beneficial for:
• Chief and Council
• Traditional and Community Leaders
• Senior Administrators
• Community Members

Why would your Nation take this workshop?

Culture and tradition are at the heart of effective governance. Developing a shared vision and restoring your Nation requires a careful assessment of culture and tradition. To be successful, First Nations need to develop institutions of governance that reflect values of the people they are intended to serve. This workshop explores these concepts while respecting the diversity of First Nation cultures and traditions across Canada.

What will you and your Nation learn?

Your Nation will learn how culture and tradition relates to the development and implementation of effective governance. You will identify shared community values and strengths that unite your Nation. You will learn about documenting oral history in your community.

Who delivers this workshop?

The workshop is delivered by aboriginal facilitators that understand First Nation communities, history, and law. They have been trained to use innovative facilitation techniques that communicate key concepts to a diverse audience. All material used in the workshop is grounded in our legal, academic and community-based research for restoring First Nations.

How long does it take?

This workshop is delivered over two full days.

Where are sessions held?

This workshop takes place in your community.

Download Workshop Brochure [PDF]