Alternative Dispute Resolution in an Indigenous Context
The Sutton Place Hotel, 10235 101 St. NW Edmonton, AB T5J 3E9
Elder Rick Lightning is a Mediator with the Ermineskin Cree First Nation.
He will address how to avoid a dispute. Gain cultural competency and an Indigenous perspective while learning the tools and techniques of dispute resolution.
• Understand the three basic methods of dispute resolution: Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation
• Learn core aspects of Indigenous dispute resolution
» Conducting an effective talking circle to encourage open dialogue
• Applications in Indigenous consultation and accommodation process
» Gaining consent
» Communication methods