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4 Seasons of Reconciliation is a series of online resources which promote a renewed relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canadians, through transformative and engaging learning towards anti-racism education. This initiative assists the workplace and education organizations to provide diversity and inclusion awareness through self-paced online courses featuring award-winning films, slideshows, videos, quizzes and a completion certificate provided by the First Nations University of Canada.
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4 Seasons of Reconciliation is a unique 3-hour online course that promotes a renewed relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canadians through transformative learning about truth and reconciliation.
This workplace course provides the basic foundation on the relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). This course assists the education sector in meeting the 94-Calls to Action from the TRC with their own employees and sub-contractors.
In collaboration with the First Nations University of Canada, 4 Seasons of Reconciliation provides a comprehensive online learning course with captivating multi-media components, including award-winning reconciliation documentaries. Each short module can be completed at the learner’s pace and provides a mix of learning tools such as slideshows, videos, films, and quizzes. A certificate of completion and a bonus video library for ongoing learning is provided at the end of the course.
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The 4 Seasons of Reconciliation is a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada’s 94 Calls to Action, more specifically #62, which calls on federal, provincial and territorial governments to develop and implement curriculum and learning resources from a First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspective. Developed in partnership with the First Nations University of Canada, this award-winning resource assists the workplace and education sectors in meeting the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action and has reached over 76,000 Canadians from across the country.
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The goal of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is to begin the process of righting the wrongs committed against Indigenous peoples across Canada—something in which all Canadians are called upon to participate.
4 Seasons of Reconciliation's Reconciliation Education proudly teams up with community organizations such as library systems, nonprofit organizations, government organizations, and more to bring accessible accountability to the people.
With this 3-hour, multimedia course, members of the community can learn about the history and culture of Indigenous communities in Canada, the history of residential schools, and treaties around the country. The course is interactive and illuminative, designed to begin dismantling the colonial point of view taught in Canadian educational institutions, and start the long journey toward reconciliation.
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This multimedia course provides a basic, foundational knowledge on truth and reconciliation that nearly all Canadians missed during their education journey, and is intended for Indigenous and non-Indigenous learners. The course and its bonus video library shine a bright light on the contributions of Indigenous peoples, debunk myths, stereotypes and racism while meeting the Calls to Action in the workplace from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC).
4 Seasons of Reconciliation follows Indigenous principles and is guided and overseen by the First Nations University of Canada to offer bilingual courses for secondary, post-secondary, and the workplace.
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