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Alternative Dispute Resolution in an Indigenous Context
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