Serving the Business Community

Indigenous Awareness Training

Indigenous Awareness sessions are designed to inform members of the business community about the culture and history of Indigenous and Métis peoples in Saskatchewan. The courses range from Level 1 to Level 5 with advanced courses offering an in-depth look at HR practices, forming business relationships with Indigenous organizations and cultural traditions.

The SCC employs experienced instructors who are subject matter experts. These sessions are presented as full-day workshops or 3-hour workshops.

Level 1

Myths & Misconceptions

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Open to the SCC membership and the general public, this introductory session covers the history of Saskatchewan’s First Nation & Métis peoples from pre-contact to today, including Treaties and the TRC Calls to Action. The session takes place over a full day, or 8 hours. Participants are encouraged to engage in dialogue and participate in various exercises throughout the day.

This session is a prerequisite to all advanced levels of Indigenous Awareness Training.  

Indigenous Awareness Training Webinars

The webinar sessions are presented by John Lagimodiere.

John Lagimodiere is the province’s leading expert in providing Indigenous Awareness Training with over 20 years of experience. His business, ACS Aboriginal Consulting Services, is a past ABEX winner and has contracts with the Government of Saskatchewan and PostashCorp. John Lagimodiere has a close relationship with the SCC and has served as co-MC for the ABEX Awards for several years.

 

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Level 2

Implementing an Indigenous Strategy & Hiring/Retention for Business

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This advanced session is designed with senior business leaders and Human Resource managers in mind and covers how to implement an Indigenous strategy for your business as well as information on hiring and retaining Indigenous employees. The session takes place over a half day, or 3 hours. Participants are encouraged to engage in dialogue and participate in various case studies throughout the session.

Prerequisite: Attendees should have already attended Indigenous Awareness Training Level 1: Myths & Misconceptions or have a base level knowledge of the history of Saskatchewan’s Indigenous & Métis peoples as well as the TRC Calls to Action.

Indigenous Awareness Training Webinars

The webinar sessions are presented by John Lagimodiere.

John Lagimodiere is the province’s leading expert in providing Indigenous Awareness Training with over 20 years of experience. His business, ACS Aboriginal Consulting Services, is a past ABEX winner and has contracts with the Government of Saskatchewan and PostashCorp. John Lagimodiere has a close relationship with the SCC and has served as co-MC for the ABEX Awards for several years.

Check this page regularly for additional sessions.

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Level 3

Indigenous Protocols & Cultural Traditions in Saskatchewan

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This session has been designed as a supplemental course to Indigenous Awareness Training Level 1: Myths and Misconceptions and provides participants with an in depth look at Indigenous Protocols and Cultural Traditions in Saskatchewan, including how to interact with Indigenous senior officials, Elders and Knowledge Keepers. The session takes place over a half day, or 3 hours. Participants are encouraged to engage in dialogue and participate in various case studies throughout the session.

Prerequisite: Attendees should have already attended Indigenous Awareness Training Level 1: Myths & Misconceptions or have a base level knowledge of the history of Saskatchewan’s Indigenous & Métis peoples as well as the TRC Calls to Action.

Indigenous Awareness Training Webinars

The webinar sessions are presented by John Lagimodiere.

John Lagimodiere is the province’s leading expert in providing Indigenous Awareness Training with over 20 years of experience. His business, ACS Aboriginal Consulting Services, is a past ABEX winner and has contracts with the Government of Saskatchewan and PostashCorp. John Lagimodiere has a close relationship with the SCC and has served as co-MC for the ABEX Awards for several years.

Check this page regularly for additional sessions.

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