The newest addition to our self-guided training offerings!

Are you ready to engage with an Indigenous community but aren't sure of where to start? Do you understand the differences between consultation and engagement?

What's Included

  • 30-Day Access

    This convenient, self-paced training option allows you to take our training anywhere, anytime. Take advantage of full access to the course for 30 days after purchase.

  • Certificate of Completion

    Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded an official certificate.

  • Personal Workbook

    Includes space for notes and resources for future reference.

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome!

    • A Message From Your Instructor

    • Your Workbook For This Course

    • Before we begin...

  2. 2
    • Let's activate your prior knowledge!

    • Exercise: Activating Prior Knowledge

  3. 3
    • Briefly Describe the History of Indigenous Consultation

    • Exercise: Briefly Describe the History of Indigenous Consultation

    • History of Consultation

    • Delgamuukw & Gisdayway

    • Sparrow

    • Indigenous Rights Title and the Duty to Consult

    • Exercise: Brainstorm the legal principles that are guiding consultation efforts

    • Legal Principles Guiding Consulation

  4. 4
    • Exercise: What is the purpose or intent of consultation and/or engagement?

    • The Purpose or Intent of Consultation & Engagement

    • What Is The Difference Between Consultation & Engagement

    • Exercise: The Difference Between Consultation & Engagement

    • Consultation vs. Engagement

    • Exercise: Brainstorm Techniques, Tools & Tactics to Strengthen Consultation/Engagement Efforts

    • Ways to Strengthen Consultation & Engagement

    • What is Accommodation?

    • Accommodation Example: Fenced Off Area

    • Accommodation Example: Underwater Pipeline

  5. 5
    • Accommodation Process

    • Exercise: Accommodation Process

    • Discussion: Summary of Accommodation Process Exercise

  6. 6
    • Exercise: Brainstorm Questions Asked in Consultation Work

    • Discussion: Questions to Anticipate - Tips & Answers

    • Indigenous Knowledge

    • Exercise: Western Knowledge & Indigenous Knowledge

  7. 7
    • Exercise: Brainstorm Some Questions You Should Ask

    • Discussion: Questions You Should Ask

  8. 8
    • 4 Step Community Research Process

    • Exercise: What Communities Will You Be Working With?

    • Exercise: Community Research Checklist

    • Community Research Checklist Overview

  9. 9
    • Mining Company Scenario

    • Exercise: What Went wrong?

    • Discussion: What Went Wrong?

    • Exercise: What can you do in the future to avoid this situation?

    • Discussion: What can you do in the future to avoid this situation?

  10. 10
    • Exercise: What Is the Purpose of the Meeting/Brainstorm Can You Prepare?

    • Discussion: What Is the Purpose of the Meeting/Brainstorm Can You Prepare?

    • Exercise: Authority Figure Issues

    • Discussion: Authority Figure Issues

    • Exercise: Terms You Should Avoid

    • Discussion: Terms You Should Avoid

    • Exercise: Follow Up Letter

    • Discussion: Follow Up Letter

  11. 11
    • Final Thoughts & Moving Forward

  12. 12
    • You're almost done!

    • Tell us what you think...

    • Thank You!

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