Wìdjìwàgan | Tools for Social Innovation

If social innovation is going to change the world, it must include our Indigenous voices. Indigenous people have an important role to play in ensuring that we create a world – a planet and a society that can live in harmony. These three courses are designed to empower Indigenous people interested in social innovation and help other members of the ecosystem working in government, finance, and innovation to better support and collaborate with Indigenous innovators. 

Journey 1 – Indigenous Innovation

Learn about Indigenous Innovation, hear advice and stories, find out how you can get involved and access resources.

Journey 2 – Supporting Indigenous Innovators

Learn about Indigenous Innovation, hear advice and stories, find out how you can get involved and access resources.

Journey 3 – Becoming an Indigenous Entrepreneur

Start building a business based on your values and have a positive impact on your community.

Artist Colleen Gray

Universal Language

Colleen Gray is a Métis artist and the founder of The Art For Aid Project, an initiative that sees new and gently used art supplies being sent into remote First Nations, Inuit and Métis schools across Canada.

For more information please visit:  www.artforaid.ca

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples created these three modules in partnership with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) to share knowledge and recommend practices that can promote Indigenous Innovation within individuals and throughout the Canadian ecosystem. The contents of these modules and their underlying program is story-led and research-based. You can read the research behind the modules here.

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