Training based in the Reconciliation Learning and Development Pathway must provide employees in executive management and leadership positions specific knowledge and understanding they need in order to achieve meaningful outcomes with respect to Indigenous peoples, families and communities.
The Reconciliation pathway sets out specific knowledge, understanding and behaviours which employees in executive management and leadership positions need to possess in order to achieve meaningful outcomes with respect to Indigenous peoples, families and communities. The Reconciliation Pathway also applies to employees exercising leadership responsibilities within Children Services. The purpose of the Reconciliation Pathway of the Framework is to encourage a core behaviour change regarding thoughts and interactions involving Indigenous peoples and to educate participants on how to form respectful connections to Indigenous communities.
The selected Proponent will deliver 1.5 day experiential training for up to 30 people, focused on the Reconciliation pathway as detailed in the ICUF. The Proponent will be expected to deliver up to ten training sessions from January 2021 to March 2023.
After attending this training, participants will:
Day One Learning:
• Understand colonization, and what Indigenous communities mean by de-colonization.
• Understand First Nation governance in Alberta.
• Understand Treaty No. 6, Treaty No. 7, and Treaty No. 8, other Nation-to-Nation agreements, and their current significance.
• Understand Indigenous self-determination and self-governance.
• Appreciate what it means to be Treaty people for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples.
• Recognize key historical events that have imposed colonial structures and systematic barriers on Indigenous peoples and communities.
Day Two Application:
• Strategies to utilize reconciliation approaches, and Indigenous perspectives, to inform policy.
• Strategies for reconciling and healing the historical relationship with Indigenous peoples.
• How to apply Indigenous knowledge and Indigenous ways of knowing, doing, and being.