All federal organizations have a responsibility to design and deliver policies and programs that comply with the rights and provisions of modern treaties and self-government agreements with Indigenous Peoples. This course for policy and program officers provides detailed information about how the federal government works with Indigenous Peoples to implement modern treaty and self-government agreements. Participants will learn how to conduct an Assessment of Modern Treaty Implications and apply a modern treaty and self-government lens to the development of policies, programs and services.
- understanding the historical, legal and policy context of modern treaties and self-government agreements
- reviewing the content and structure of agreements
- clarifying the roles and responsibilities of federal officials
- reviewing the implementation process and its challenges
- building strong relationships and resolving disputes
This course consists of six 2-hour sessions delivered over a period of three consecutive weeks. Each week consists of two sessions with a rest day between them. During their rest days, participants will be asked to complete 20 to 30 minutes of self-paced learning activities each week and one group assignment.
After registering, participants will receive an email prior to the first session indicating the specific dates and times for each of the six sessions. For any questions related to scheduling, please email email@example.com.
This course is offered in partnership with Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and with the Land Claims Agreement Coalition.