PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS ICOMP-NA Indigenous Community Consultation and Engagement

Objectives/Learning Outcomes

DEVE-1060/DEVE-1063 Engagement and Relationship - Building with Indigenous Communities

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Apply Indigenous perspectives, knowledges, and worldviews when working with Indigenous communities.
  2. Explore approaches to develop relationships and mutual trust with Indigenous communities to work towards reconciliation.  
  3. Explain appropriate communication strategies and mechanisms for reporting back to Indigenous communities. 
  4. Use respectful and appropriate communication and traditional/cultural protocols when working with Indigenous communities. 
  5. Identify opportunities for partnerships, economic reconciliation, and social innovation with Indigenous communities. 
  6. Examine barriers and opportunities through relevant, real-world case studies to support relationship-building and engagement with Indigenous communities. 
  7. Identify the short, long-term, and intergenerational impacts when building relationships with Indigenous communities.  
  8. Identify ways to strengthen relationships with Indigenous communities in the future. 
  9. Develop a community engagement strategy to build mutual trust and relationships for a project with Indigenous communities. 
  10. Develop a communication plan to build mutual trust and relationships for a project with Indigenous communities.

DEVE-1061/DEVE-1064 Engagement and Relationship - Building with Indigenous Communities

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Interpret principles of United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Calls to Action to understand the free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) of Indigenous peoples and Indigenous rights at the international and national levels.  
  2. Identify the purpose and implications of various acts for Indigenous communities including Section 35 of the Constitution Act, the Duty to Consult, and the Natural Resources Transfer Act (NRTA 1930) to understand Indigenous rights at the national level.   
  3. Examine contemporary issues related to Indigenous resistance and/or leadership including Indigenous, government, proponent, and media perspectives to understand Indigenous rights at the national, provincial, and local levels.  
  4. Complete a jurisdictional scan using federal and provincial acts to determine government responsibility in Indigenous consultation processes.  
  5. Examine the barriers and opportunities that affect Indigenous communities through relevant, real-world case studies to support social and economic change.  
  6. Apply community and land-based research approaches, Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), and principles of ownership, control, access, and possession (OCAP) to protect and preserve Indigenous rights.  
  7. Identify obligations related to data, intellectual property rights, and legal obligations related to agreements and contracts. 
  8. Analyze a case study that has established precedence of consultation determinants of Section 35 of the Constitution Act for a project.

DEVE-1062/DEVE-1065 The Consultation Process

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify key people and their responsibilities in the consultation process including Indigenous communities and proponents (industry and government). 
  2. Explain the steps in the consultation process for a project. 
  3. Compile an initial assessment for a project in the consultation process. 
  4. Negotiate a consultation budget for a project in the consultation process.  
  5. Examine barriers and opportunities through relevant, real-word case studies that can affect Indigenous communities and proponents to support social change. 
  6. List different appropriate communication strategies and mechanisms for reporting back to the community for a project in the consultation process.  
  7. Compile a final report that includes community review, mitigation and accommodation measures, and recommendations that incorporate all steps of the consultation process. 
  8. Present a final report that includes community review, mitigation and accommodation measures, and recommendations that incorporate all steps of the consultation process.


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