First Nations Focus

“The restoration of nationhood is perceived as essential to cure the many dysfunctions in the communities: suicide, substance abuse, poverty, school dropouts, domestic violence and criminal acts. In parallel, the chiefs see modern education as a first priority for the acquisition of pride and dignity and to combat poverty.”-Shawn Atleo, newly elected national chief of the Assembly of First Nations

Lateral Violence: Gossip, Backbiting, Sabotage & Undermining

Understanding Anger: Develop Calmness

Finding Your Voice: Deliver Your Message Clearly

Open Hand Team-building, Coaching & Retreats works with First Nations communities such as Nuu-Chah-Nulth Economic Development Commission, Snuneymuxw Community, Inter-Tribal Health Authority, Chemainus Band, and the Tillicum House (now Tillicum Lelum). Above are examples of sessions they have facilitated with these groups.

Alan Caplan and Sharon Bronstein have many years of experience working with First Nations communities. They feel a deep and growing affinity with the First Nations people, and there work has been well received.