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Computational Writing 2022 | In-Person

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: December 20, 2021 - February 09, 2022
Overview
The Computational Writing residency will allow writers to explore working at the intersection of computing and literary art, not only by using pre-developed tools but also by directly undertaking programming. The residency will consider how computation can be means for reflecting on one’s own writing process as well as for processing anything from small, curated collections of words to large text corpora.

This self-directed residency offers the opportunity to work away from the constraints of everyday life. Delve deep into your creative project and take advantage of the artistic community of your peers around you. The program provides opportunities …

Indigenous Playwrights Nest | Apply Now

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: January 21, 2022 - February 16, 2022
The Indigenous Playwrights Nest is a two week residency that offers Indigenous playwrights an inspiring environmental workspace to write their plays surrounded by nature in the Leighton Artists Studios. The residency is designed to offer support and space for new works in various stages of dramaturgical development. This residency includes revisiting textual work on plays that have had some performance life but are still in process of finalizing, as well as open to new works in development.

This self-guided residency will support the development and creation of a new work by the Indigenous writer(s) working in theatre by providing actors, …

Literary Journalism 2022 | In-Person

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: December 20, 2021 - March 09, 2022
Overview
This two-week residency encourages the exploration of new ideas in journalism and experimentation in writing. Designed to challenge and stimulate, the program aims to inspire creative pieces of nonfiction and to assist the writers in their completion. A preeminent space for long-form journalism, this residency emphasizes the strengths of thorough and articulate reporting, distinctive storytelling, and literary devices. Work created in this program has been published in many outlets including The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, and The Atlantic, and pieces have gone on to win National Magazine and National Newspaper Awards.

What does the program offer?
This 13-day …

Intermediate Negotiation Skills Training | In Person | Spring 2022

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: January 20, 2022 - March 22, 2022
Many Indigenous communities and organizations are in negotiations, or are preparing to negotiate, on important issues such as land claims, litigation, self-governance, fiscal arrangements, natural resources, co-management agreements, consultation, and business partnerships. You will explore foundational concepts in the negotiation process by exploring proven interest-based negotiation terminology and techniques.

This program prioritizes Indigenous learners, and those working for Indigenous communities and organizations. Financial aid available, please apply within the registration process online.

Program Dates: April 24 - 29, 2022
Registration Deadline: March 22, 2022
Learn more and register online: https://bit.ly/3GPEdnR

Introductory Inherent Right to Indigenous Governance Online | Spring 2022

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: May 10, 2022 - May 13, 2022
Introductory Inherent Right to Indigenous Governance will illuminate foundational principles of effective and responsible governance. Participants will discover historical and contemporary Indigenous governance models, while reflecting on their own gifts, responsibilities, and entitlements rooted in law and policy. Through this, participants can imagine and identify concrete actions they can implement in their current positions.

This program prioritizes Indigenous learners, and those working for Indigenous communities and organizations. Financial aid is available and can be applied for within the online registration process. 

Program Dates: May 10 - May 13, 2022
Registration Deadline: April 12, 2022
Learn more and register online: https://bit.ly/3fHFx07

Intermediate Indigenous Business and Economic Development | In Person

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: May 29, 2022 - June 03, 2022
Building effective economic policy will help achieve more successful, sustainable, and self-determined economic activity. In this program, fundamental issues of governance, such as the creation of culturally appropriate governmental institutions and the role of Indigenous leaders in effectively planning, creating, and promoting economic policy for self-determined Indigenous development will be examined. Having determined these foundations, the program will shift focus to the realities of doing business with Indigenous communities, Indigenous-owned companies and institutions, and individual Indigenous entrepreneurs.

This program prioritizes Indigenous learners, and those working for Indigenous communities and organizations. Financial aid available, please apply online through the registration process. …

Intermediate Leading Teams: Governance for Indigenous Councils and Boards

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: January 20, 2022 - August 16, 2022
Indigenous leaders, directors, and managers are faced with increasingly complex issues, accelerated change, and new ways of doing business. They are also finding new and creative ways to move beyond standard Western models of governance to embrace culturally grounded models of Indigenous governance.
                                                                                                                                                              
This program prioritizes Indigenous learners, and those working for Indigenous communities and organizations. Financial aid available, please apply online within the registration process.

Program Dates: September 11 - September 16, 2022
Registration Deadline: August 16, 2022
Learn more and register online: https://bit.ly/3qJD7Ve

Intermediate Project Management for Indigenous Organizations - Online Fall 2022

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: January 20, 2022 - August 23, 2022
Project management is a results-oriented process designed to support organizations, institutions, and communities. Understanding, proposing, and establishing a professional project management environment is a critical component to program and project funding and development. This program helps translate the language of project management into the systems of Indigenous wisdom.

Adopting standardized project management techniques and tools increases the capacity to ensure successful projects from ideation to implementation. Beyond best practices, this program explores developing your project management knowledge and skills in the context of Indigenous Wise Practices, where attendees will learn to effectively lead projects to deliver the expected outcomes on …