Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training

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Our Aboriginal Cultural Awareness training workshop is designed to assist organizations and individuals increase their understanding, awareness and knowledge of Aboriginal Peoples and their culture.

The goal of our workshop is to provide the opportunity for participants to gain the expertise to work toward a respectful workplace environment.

Your organization may qualify for funding with the Canada Ontario Job Grant, call us today and we will assist you with the application completion and submission process.

Workshop Goals and Objectives

The workshop agenda encompasses significant cultural themes that will help all attendees gain an understanding of the Aboriginal perspective.

With this knowledge participants will have the confidence to build mutually respectful relationships with co-workers. Managers will acquire expertise to develop recruitment and retention strategies. Service Providers will gain the cultural sensitivity to deal with Aboriginal clients.

Participants will understand the importance in strengthening relationships with Aboriginal Peoples as well as First Nations Communities. This will assist in developing, implementing and maintaining business agreements and partnerships with Aboriginal Communities impacted by current and future projects.

About Us

Lisa Longfoot and Simon Magiskan – Workshop Presenters.

Lisa is VP of Wawasakonese ManPower Services, an Aboriginal owned business based on Fort William First Nation specializing in training and recruitment. Lisa has been working with the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities (MTCU) and employer service providers (such as YES Employment) to unlock government grant money for staff training.

Simon has 20 years’ experience in front-line corrections and counselling services for high risk youth. He has considerable experience working as a liaison with businesses and First Nations Communities helping to improve relationships and foster better understanding. Simon is also a Certified Residential Counsellor specializing in traditional teaching and awareness training.


Pricing for this workshop is generally based on location and number of participants. Please contact us to discuss the specifics of your group, as we can provide a customized workshop package. Regardless of group size, location or requests; we will work closely with your group in order to access funding from the Canada-Ontario Job Grant.

Cost for the workshop starts at $190/person.

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