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At the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, we prioritize meaningful engagement and honour the Calls to Action outlined in the TRC Report. Our commitment extends to fostering economic inclusion for Indigenous Peoples across Saskatchewan.

Through our specialized Indigenous Awareness Training , we offer a comprehensive understanding of the culture and history of Indigenous communities in our province.

These courses, spanning from Level 1 to Level 3, provide essential knowledge for our business community. Advanced sessions delve deeper into human resources practices and cultural traditions, empowering businesses to create inclusive environments and drive mutual prosperity.

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

Read the 2015 Report

LEvel 1: The History of Indigenous Peoples in Saskatchewan

Open to Chamber members and the general public, this foundational session encompasses the history of Saskatchewan’s First Nations and M├ętis Peoples, spanning from pre-contact to today. Topics include the Treaties, TRC Calls to Action, the duty to consult, impact, and benefit agreements, The Indian Act, residential schools, Nation rebuilding, and pathways to economic reconciliation.

Level 2: Implementing an Indigenous Strategy & Hiring/Retention for Business

This advanced session caters to business professionals and human resource managers seeking a deeper understanding of barriers Indigenous Peoples face in employment and recruitment within organizations. Additionally, it offers insights into conducting business and fostering relationships with Indigenous Peoples, businesses, and communities.

Level 3: Indigenous Protocols & Cultural Traditions in Saskatchewan

This session has been designed as a supplemental course to provide an in-depth look at Indigenous Protocols and Cultural Traditions in Saskatchewan, including how to interact with Indigenous senior officials, Elders and Knowledge Keepers.

Prerequisite: Indigenous Awareness Training Level 1 or have a base level knowledge of the history of Indigenous peoples in Saskatchewan as well as the TRC Calls to Action.

For more information, contact:

Jenna Watson

Manager of Indigenous Engagement

306-781-8276

jwatson@saskchamber.com

 

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