Change Management

Treaty 2 Territory Change is going to happen. How we respond to this change is crucial.    Transformation and growth happen when the change that you are trying to implement becomes part of the culture of your organization. Communication and planning are critical.   People are going to respond to change differently. Everyone will be somewhere on the Continuum of Change, […]

Grant Writing 101 

Treat 2 Territory – This week I was able to attend a seminar, Grant Writing 101, in Brandon sponsored by Community Futures Westman. The presenter was Melisa Stefaniw from Decipher Consulting. The workshop covered:   Creating context for the funder: telling the story of your project  Appropriate composition  Understanding funding criteria  Understanding budgets  Lobbying basics  […]

My Wellness Week: September 16-25th, 10 days in Beautiful British Columbia

Treaty 2 Territory- On September 16th my husband and I flew to Kamloops, British Columbia for a week of wellness and outdoor activities at the home of family located on Little Shuswap Lake.  This area is the home of the Shuswap Band who are members of the Secwépemc (pronounced Sec-wep-mec) Nation. This nation is occupied […]

Why All Children Need to Learn About Residential Schools

Treaty 2 Territory- For more than a 150 years, Indigenous children were forcibly removed from their homes and sent to church-led Indian Residential Schools where they were forbidden to speak their language or practise their culture. But how do you talk about Canada’s cultural genocide with children today? For generations, the full history of Canada’s […]

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World Suicide Prevention Day: September 10th

Treaty 2 Territory -September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Mental health and well-being is very important for all. The Medicine Wheel is often used by many First Nations to demonstrate the importance of balancing overall health for individuals and communities; that is, the balance of physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellness. Many First Nations […]