Course 1: CULTURAL AWARENESS – Understanding, Insight, and Communication

For all levels and professions engaging with tribes—individually or at the organizational level, from beginner to advanced. This half-day intensive mixes lively lecture with easy participant exercises, building a tool set for real-world Tribal engagement.
“I would highly recommend the class to any colleague interested in learning more about the nuances associated with tribal communities,”wrote a 2020 participant. “I deeply appreciated learning to think from a totally different perspective about these issues.”
Course Content: Participants gain understanding and insights to enhance their cross cultural communication. This interactive course introduces key historical, cultural, and communicative concepts relevant to any type of Tribal relations. Topics range from the basics of Tribal Nations and Native Communities to advanced topics like Federalism, Historical Trauma, and Adaptive Cultural Communication. Participants apply both simple and complex topics in easy exercises, gaining tools they can immediately apply in their work with Tribes. Participants learn and conduct step-by-step assessments of Native communities and of their own communication style, yielding insights for positive cultural immersion and engagement. Participants gain and apply formulas and outlined process for this transformative work.


Instructor: Robert Harper, JD, MA, MA
Cost: $225 until April 22
Multi-Day Discounts: Any 2 Courses $440; 3 = $650; All 4 = $775 (before 4/22)


*Tribes & 501c3s receive additional discounted rates. MCLE & CE eligible