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Community Leaders Retreat

A highly interactive, informative, and idea-provoking educational event aimed at learning more about decolonization and recreation in the NWT.

2021 Community Leaders Retreat

When: September 8–10, 2021
Where: Camp Connections (outside of Sǫ̀mba K’è / Yellowknife)
Cost: $500 for NWTRPA members | $525 for non-members

Registration is closed.

The Community Leaders Retreat is geared towards staff and volunteers, with or without a formal title, who are currently or want to play a stronger role as a community leader. It is geared to those from a variety of sectors (e.g. health, social services, recreation, economic development, education, justice, libraries, elected officials, tourism, arts, environment, etc.) who are committed to working with others to strengthen leadership and innovation, and ultimately, the capacity and resiliency in their communities.

2021 Community Leaders Retreat

The 2021 Community Leaders Retreat offered by the NWT Recreation and Parks Association in collaboration with Dene Nahjo. The two-day retreat will be hosted at Camp Connections. The two days will explore Dene leadership values and decision making as a way to inform recreation practices within Northern communities.

We will cover topics including:

  • Dene Leadership Values

  • Indigenous Leadership in Action

  • Understanding Colonialism Presentation

  • The History of Denendeh: Treaties to Modern Politics

  • The development of Indigenous Governance


When: May 12 – 14, 2021
Where: Camp Connections (outside of Sǫ̀mba K’è / Yellowknife)
Cost: $500 for NWTRPA members | $525 for non-members

Overnight accommodations, transportation from Sǫ̀mba K’è to Camp Connections and back, as well as meals will be provided.

Who: Staff and volunteers, with or without a formal title, who are currently or want to play a stronger role as a community leader. It is geared to those from a variety of sectors e.g. health, social services, recreation, economic development, education, justice, libraries, elected officials, tourism, arts, environment etc. who are committed to working with others to strengthen leadership and innovation, and ultimately, the capacity and resiliency in their communities.

 


 

Contact the NWTRPA for more details. 

(867) 669-8375

admin@nwtrpa.org

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