Module 2 Resources

 

  1. Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada

Resources available: Recognized Aboriginal Professionals, Career Opportunities, Professional services

Links to the site: http://www.aboriginalprofessionals.org/

Usefulness for research on Indigenous knowledge: useful to get to know indigenous people career path development

Media: Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada

Community reality: This website provides assistance, professional networking and successful stories of aboriginal professionals. It is useful to study how to develop aboriginal career development programs.

 

  1. BC’s Career Guide for Aboriginal People

Resources available: Career training, career planning, support system provided by government, self-employment resources

Links to the site: https://www.workbc.ca/getmedia/98d742a2-ce3e-41a1-a028-87eed3e0cfef/bc-s-career-guide-for-aboriginal-people_march_2016.pdf.aspx

Usefulness for research on Indigenous knowledge: useful to know government’s approach on job development for aboriginal people

Media: WorkBC

Community reality: This guide provides hands-on approach to assist aboriginal people launching their careers. By reading through the guide, we will be aware what government is providing to aboriginal people, and tailor professional development programs based on that.

 

  1. Indigenous Works

Resources available: Workplace Inclusion System, Case Studies, InclusionWorks16 Annual Event

Links to the site: https://indigenousworks.ca/en

Usefulness for research on Indigenous knowledge: provides insight on how organizations include aboriginal culture in workplaces

Media: Indigenous Works

Community reality: This website provides strategic guidelines to organizations to include and incorporate aboriginal cultures into their workplaces.

 

  1. Aboriginal Career Development in Canada: Techniques Also Applicable to Other Clients Facing Barriers

Resources available: career development techniques

Links to the site: http://diversityintheworkplace.ca/wordpress/2016/01/04/aboriginal-career-development-in-canada-techniques-also-applicable-to-other-clients-facing-barriers/

Usefulness for research on Indigenous knowledge: career advancement techniques that work for aboriginal communities

Media: Diversity! In the Workplace

Community reality: This article provides an overview of how to effectively assist aboriginal people in developing their career plan.

 

  1. Programs for Aboriginal People

Resources available: current available career development programs for aboriginal people

Links to the site: http://www.cfeebc.org/resource/aboriginal-people/

Usefulness for research on Indigenous knowledge: overview of what BC provides for young aboriginal people to develop their careers

Media: BC Centre for Employment Excellence

Community reality: This webpage provides an up-to-date resources on publicly-funded employment programs available to aboriginal people.

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