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Indigenous Awareness Level 1: Myths and Misconceptions

Indigenous Awareness Level 1: Myths and Misconceptions

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FREE Indigenous Awareness Training for SPRA Members!

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Limited to 40 participants, accepted on a first come, first served basis!

Join John Lagimodiere with ACS Aboriginal Consulting Services for a live webinar session of Indigenous Awareness Training Level 1: Myths & Misconceptions. 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.

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.

Topics to be explored include;

• Terminology, Demographics and Treaty 101

• The Métis

• The Indian Act and Residential Schools

• Taxes, Duty to Consult, UNDRIP, Education, Turning the Corner

About John Lagimodiere

John Lagimodiere is the President/Owner of Aboriginal Consulting Services (ACS) and a well-respected Saskatchewan entrepreneur. John’s Métis family history goes back to the Red River and homeland of the Métis Nation. His great, great, great, great grandmother, Marie Anne Lagimodiere, was the first white woman to settle in Western Canada and grandmother to Louis Riel. John is a member of the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan, CUMFI Local #165.

As a business owner and employer of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people, John understands the challenges faced by both employees and employers in the workplace. He has also worked in a unionized environment including Co-Chair of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee and contract negotiator representing 250 employees.

John holds a Sociology degree from University of Saskatchewan with a focus on Aboriginal history and issues. He is a recipient of the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal and the City of Saskatoon Living in Harmony award.

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