SHEKOLI |

“Welcome” in the Oneida Nation language

AANII |

“Welcome” in the Ojibway Nation language

SEKOH |

“Welcome” in the Mohawk Nation language

LUNAAPEEW |

“I am glad to see you” in the Kwiinga-neewul Nation language

LENAPE |

“Welcome! I am glad you all came” in the Nulelìntàm èli paèkw Nation language

ANNII |

“Welcome” in the Ojibway Mississaugas of the New Credit Nation language

TANISI |

“Welcome” in the Cree Nation language

BOOZHOO |

“Welcome” in the Ojibway Nation language

WOTZIYE |

“Welcome” in the Dene Nation language

AINNGAI |

“Welcome” in the Inuktitut Nation language

KOUÉ |

“Welcome” in the Huron-Wendat Nation language

SGE:NO |

“Welcome” in the Cayuga Nation language

TAWNSHI |

“Hello” in the Metis Nation language

SKÄ:·NOÑH |

“Welcome” in the Onondaga Nation language

SE’KON |

“Welcome” in the Seneca Nation language

ČWÉ·'N |

“Welcome” in the Tuscarora Nation language

together we can grow, share and learn

 Training and Professional Development

Aboriginal Arts and Stories Contest
Inviting self-identified Indigenous youth between the ages of 11-29 to submit a piece of artwork or writing for a chance to win up to $2000 and have their work exhibited or published in Canada’s History Magazine.  First place winners also receive an all-expenses paid trip to a major Canadian city to receive their award amongst an esteemed group of artists including Lee Maracle and Drew Hayden Taylor. We also encourage group submissions from entire classrooms, which makes a great activity for Aboriginal-focused classrooms you might have in your district.
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Harvest Bucks are Here!
Harvest Bucks are vouchers used to buy fresh vegetables and fruit at participating farmers’ markets in London. Organizations may apply for or purchase Harvest Bucks.
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Indigenous Cultural Compentency (ICC) Training Program Opportunity
The ICC training is a unique, facilitated on-line training program designed to increase knowledge, enhance self-awareness, and strengthen the skills of those who work both directly and indirectly with Aboriginal people.
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Aboriginal Conferences

Listing of events related to skill development, community improvement, economic development and 100's of other topics are identified and posted on this site. AboriginalConferences.ca provides some of the best Aboriginal events in North America.
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Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy
If you’re an Aboriginal Canadian and are wondering where to find a job or how to upgrade your skills, the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) may be your answer.  Using an integrated approach, ASETS will link your training needs to labour market demands, providing you with training or skills upgrading and with help finding a job.
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Canadian Obesity Summit 2017
The 5th Canadian Obesity Summit, hosted by Canadian Obesity Network (CON), is a unique interdisciplinary conference designed to share current understanding of the causes, complications, treatments and prevention approaches for obesity.
Date: April 25-29, 2017
Location: Banff Spring, Alberta
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Youth Opportunities Unlimited: Youth Enterprise Application

This program provides young people with the opportunity to acquire the experience, skills and information they need to enter and progress in the world of work. This project is a work experience initiative that will serve specifically youth aged 15 to 30 for varying lengths of time.
Some opportunities include: preserve production, customer service, sales & marketing, quality control, woodworking, waste management (applicants to between 18-30 years of age) and retail.
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For more information, please see application: pages 1, 2 and 3.


Youth Opportunities Unlimited: Housing Application for youth
The Cornerstone Housing Program provides supportive and permanent housing to youth looking to become independent and reach their full potential in our community. 
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London Youth Advisory Council (L.Y.A.C)

L.Y.A.C is a youth driven mission to engage youth in local public policy decisions. Youth councilors develop research, advocacy and community engagement skills.
Click here to view poster and contact Matt or Adam for more information at 226.271.1189 or info@lyac.ca


National Aboriginal Physical Activity & Wellness Conference
This is the nation’s largest conference on Physical Activity & Wellness for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people, created for all of those with an interest in sports and recreation, health and wellness, and traditional activity who may be band council members; health directors, representatives, or health practitioners; counsellors or social workers; federal, provincial, or municipal health employees; academics; researchers; recreation workers; coaches; fitness instructors; cultural leaders; community members, and all others interested in the promotion of health and wellness through physical activity.
Date: May 10-12, 2017
Location: University of Guelph, ON
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Employment and Volunteering

Director, Human Rights and Dispute 
The Director, Human Rights and Dispute Resolution leads effective investigation and dispute resolution services, playing a central role in facilitating the resolution of concerns and complaints and investigating formal complaints, related to issues of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and sexual violence – ensuring the provision of timely advice and responses, with the goal of resolving concerns and complaints at the earliest possible stage.

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Integrated Database Administrator
The worker is required to ensure all aspects of the database operations are effective, efficient and adhere to all applicable laws and regulations. This includes the organization, coordination and data analysis of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres' Integrated Database. 

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Research Associate
The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) is an award winning leader in culture-based management providing innovative research, policy, training and community development to 28 Friendship Centres and other urban Aboriginal service providers across Ontario. Located in downtown Toronto, the OFIFC engages all levels of government and mainstream agencies.

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Administrative Assistant
The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) is an award winning leader in culture-based management providing innovative research, policy, training and community development to 28 Friendship Centres and other urban Indigenous service providers across Ontario. The responsibility of the adminstrative assistant is to provide administrative, clerical and reception support, as well as fulfill a wide range of office administration duties to ensure efficient day-to-day office operations.

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Payroll Clerk Trainee Position
The payroll clerk position is accountable for collecting timekeeping information, incorporating a variety of deductions into a bi-weekly payroll, and processing pay roll and issuing pay-related information to employees. The payroll clerk assists in the process of ensuring N’Amerind pays employees accurately and on time. The payroll clerk collects and organizes time sheets and enters information related to employees and pay periods into a computer. The clerk maintains a company's records of its employees' salaries and wages, withheld taxes and other statutory deductions.

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