When I asked my YouTube channel subscribers to share topics of interest, one that came in often was the 7 Grandfather Teachings. This week I am sharing about the one we are told to “lead with” – Zaagi’idiwin – Love. Let’s talk about it!
When You SHOULDN’T Hire Indigenous! (VLOG)
So many employers out there need workers and MANY of them are turning their attention to hiring in Indigenous communities. BUT those who have tried it have unsatisfactory Indigenous engagement statistics in my cases. Others manage to recruit Indigenous but can’t retain them. Why? Here are some guiding principles for when you should and shouldn’t hire Indigenous. Let’s talk about it!
If asked, I am guessing you would feel pretty confident explaining the difference between poverty and culture, but when it comes to Indigenous people, so many assume one when it is actually the other. Let’s talk about it.
I mentioned the Wall Metaphor to you before (no worries if you don’t remember. I recap it in this video). But this time, I want to FOCUS on that group that can’t see the wall, those people on both sides of the wall. Let’s talk about it!