Livelihood and Economic Independence
Livelihood is the ability to make a living and this was among the promises of the numbered treaties. The promise was for continued traditional life, where possible, and assistance to adapt and shift to the new, modern world.
A significant piece of Treaties is achieving First Nations economic independence within a modern environment, pimâcihisowin.
The OTC works to implement this vision of treaty by supporting traditions and offering to connect individuals with opportunities:
- LEARN: How to attract and retain Aboriginal employees
- DISCOVER: How to do business with First Nation communities and Aboriginal organizations
- READ: The history of treaties and First Nations economic independence.
- SEE: What others are doing
- JOIN: A workshop
- RESOURCES: The Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network (SFNEDN). Read interview with the Executive Directors of SFNEDN