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Start Date/Time 22nd Mar Thursday PM 2:00 (GMT -5)
End Date/Time 22nd Mar Thursday PM 3:00 (GMT -5)
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Your Invitation - Indigenous Engagement and Employment Webinar

Indigenous Works in cooperation with NationTalk is pleased to invite you to a webinar: Getting Started in Indigenous Engagement and Employment: Learning About the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’.

This webinar is being offered on March 22, 2018 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (eastern) Please RSVP by sending your name and contact numbers to – You will receive a link to the webinar when you register. Spaces are limited so please register soon.

This webinar is designed for companies and organizations who have not had the opportunity to develop Indigenous engagement and employment strategies. In this webinar we will introduce you to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and why your company should align with corporate Call to Action # 92, which is directed to companies. Becoming familiar with Call to Action # 92 is part of a process your company can follow to become more engaged with Indigenous people, to develop your engagement strategies and provide the foundation needed to build successful employment practices to recruit, advance and retain Indigenous people at your workplace. Management leaders responsible for human resources, corporate affairs, procurement, corporate social responsibility and employment equity will find this forum to be valuable. There is no cost - just your investment of time, energy and innovation in Indigenous inclusion. If you have questions or want to connect prior to the event please call Kelly Lendsay at 306.291.0424, Craig Hall at 902.665.2257 at Indigenous Works or email Leyla Razeghi ( at NationTalk, the coordinator for this event.

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Start Date/Time 22nd Mar Thursday AM 9:00 (GMT -5)
End Date/Time 22nd Mar Thursday PM 5:00 (GMT -5)
Location Coady International Institute
Author alnationtalk
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Apply Now: Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Mentorship Program

Indigenous Women in Community Leadership

Coady International Institute Seeking Applications for its Enhanced Mentorship Program

Applications Open March 1, 2018

Are you an Indigenous woman who is making a difference in your community? Grow your network. Enhance your skills.

What is the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Program?

This program focuses on building leadership capacity by sharing expertise between participants, mentors, and Elders, on leadership models, community-driven development and resilience, governance, economic empowerment and development. This program prioritizes indigenous knowledge and teachings, and connects participants with other development practitioners from around the world. Beginning in 2018, the program will include three main components:
  1. Pre-Residency– Engage in a virtual learning network in preparation for the on-campus residency (approx. three days in September).
  2. Residency(October 1 - 23) – Attend on-campus program at Coady International Institute, located in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq People. (Antigonish, NS)
  3. Mentorship– Engage in a mentorship program with one-on-one mentorship and guidance from facilitators and peers as you undertake a community development project in your community.
The program will take place between September 1, 2018 - January 30, 2018 

Am I Eligible?

This program is open to First Nation, Métis , and Inuit women who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Candidates must:
  1. Have a minimum of a high school diploma
  2. Demonstrate a minimum of five years of leadership experience in a community through volunteer work or a working organization.
  3. Identify an idea for a community development initiative they wish to undertake which has initial support from their organization and/or community.

Can I Receive a Scholarship?

Successful candidates receive a full scholarship that includes travel, tuition, accommodations, and meals.

How Do I Apply?

Apply online at  


About Coady International Institute

Established in 1959, Coady International Institute is committed to accompanying generations of global leaders skilled in the application of citizen-led, asset-based, and community-driven leadership for economic and social change. Located in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq People, on the campus of St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Coady International Institute includes a network of leaders in 130 countries globally.

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Start Date/Time 22nd Mar Thursday AM 9:00 (GMT -6)
End Date/Time 23rd Mar Friday PM 5:00 (GMT -6)
Location Winnipeg Convention Ctr, MB
Author pmnationtalk
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2018 Soaring: Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering

Soaring: Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering Thursday, March 22, 2018 The Winnipeg Convention Centre 375 York Ave Winnipeg, Manitoba Friday, March 23, 2018 Campus Tours Attendees: Grades 9-12 students (with chaperones) Explore Post-Secondary and Career Options with your Indigenous Students At Soaring, high school students learn about a myriad of career and post-secondary education options. Gatherings held across Canada, students participate in career workshops, learn about financial support, and meet Canada’s top employers. First Nation, Inuit, and Métis students in grades 9-12 will:

  •   Attend motivational workshops to learn about career opportunities
  •    Meet Canada’s top employers
  •   Learn about post-secondary bursaries and scholarships
  •    Meet Indspire Youth Award recipients
  •   Join over 2,000 guests at Indspire Awards

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Start Date/Time 20th Mar Tuesday AM 9:00 (GMT -8)
End Date/Time 23rd Mar Friday PM 5:00 (GMT -8)
Location Richmond, BC
Author pmnationtalk
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Gathering Our Voices Indigenous Youth Leadership Training

March 20 - 23, 2018 Musqueam Traditional Territory Richmond, B.C. Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel CULTURE, OPPORTUNITY AND INSPIRATION We are honoured to host Gathering Our Voices Indigenous Youth Training event on the traditional territory of Musqueam First Nations. From March 20-23, 2018 GOV will bring together more than 1,000 Indigenous youth delegates as well as chaperones, presenters and guests to Richmond, BC. Young people from all across Canada are invited to join us to explore, to learn and to engage with our culture among peers. Youth, chaperones, presenters, exhibitors, Elders, volunteers and other guests will have the opportunity to make new connections, rekindle old bonds, engage their passions and discover a new drive. How can we improve the present? How can we create a brighter future for ourselves? Are we prepared to face the upcoming challenges? Join us and learn from pillars of our community, hear their stories, their struggles, and their triumphs. Then, forge your own way by creating your own special blend of workshops, it is your choice what you learn, just as it is your future. Spend your evenings participating in our live Talent Showcase and dance party. Finally, reconnect to your roots during our cultural morning and closing ceremonies.

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