New Cultural Competency Book Hits the Shelves

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New Cultural Competency Book Hits the Shelves

BOB JOSEPH, CORPORATE TRAINER AND AUTHOR OF THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER 21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act, has now published Indigenous Relations: Insights, Tips & Suggestions to Make Reconciliation a Reality.

The book covers:

  • Aboriginal Rights and Title, and the treaty process
  • The difference between hereditary and elected leadership, and why it matters
  • Which terms are preferable, and which should be avoided
  • Indigenous worldviews and cultural traditions
  • The effect of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in Canada
  • The truth behind common myths and stereotypes perpetuated about Indigenous Peoples since Confederation



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