Exploring Self-Government Workshop
March 2nd - 4th, 2015 in Nanaimo, BC
This multi-day hands-on workshop is for Tribal Council members only.
To develop a set of tools that will allow participants to work with their community to develop a vision for self-governance.
(Last updated: January 16th, 2015)
Monday, March 2nd (AFTERNOON ONLY)
1:00 PM Registration & Refreshments (Malaspina Room, Coast Bastion Hotel)
1:30 PM Welcome - opening activity, overview of agenda
2:15 PM Bringing the BC Assembly of First Nation's Governance Tool-kit to Life in Your Community - a workshop with Regional Chief Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Tim Raybould
3:45 PM BREAK
4:00 PM Building Community, Building a Vision for the Future – a hands-on workshop
5:15 PM Wrap-up, close of Day One
5:30 PM End of Day One
6:00 PM Dinner Together (off-site)
Tuesday, March 3rd (ALL DAY)
8:00 AM BREAKFAST (Malaspina Room, Coast Bastion Hotel)
9:00 AM Welcome – Opening activity, recap from day one, agenda
9:30 AM Knowing where you want to go - A panel of possibilities. Kim Baird (Tsawwassen), Councillor Chris Derickson (Westbank) & Gwen Phillips (Ktunaxa Nation).
10:45 AM BREAK
11:00 AM Up close and personal with Kim, Chris, and Gwen
12:30 PM LUNCH (on-site at the Coast Bastion Hotel)
1:30 PM Leadership Visioning: Getting chief, council, and administration on board – a workshop with Kim Baird
3:00 PM BREAK
3:15 PM Dreaming with Community: Bringing the hopes of members into a community vision – a workshop with Chris Derickson
4:45 PM Summary, wrap-up, and closing
5:00 PM End of Day One
Wednesday, March 4th (MORNING ONLY)
8:00 AM Breakfast (on-site at the Coast Bastion Hotel)
9:00 AM Welcome – opening activity, recap from day two, agenda
9:30 AM Tools for Visioning: five mini-workshops on exploring engagement techniques and approaches
10:45 AM BREAK
11:00 AM Pulling it all together – Developing an approach for bringing vision alive in your community
12:00 PM Next steps, summary, wrap-up
12:30 PM End of Workshop
LUNCH (Take-out meals provided for your travel home)
Who should attend?
Up to three (3) representatives from your community are invited to attend. This workshop will be directly relevant to Administrators, Governance Managers, and Band Council Members.
The Coast Bastion Hotel
Group Code: CBI-GFC13899
11 Bastion Street
Telephone: (250) 753-6601