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Indigenous Partners

Trade Wind's Indigenous Partners are Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ISETS) agreement holders and provide governance excellence through the Trade Winds to Success Board of Directors. These partners make our program possible by providing referrals to the program, as well as oversight and financial support for clients who are accepted into the Trade Winds program.


Click on each of them below to learn more.

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Oteenow opens the doors to opportunity. Meaningful employment is the best route to self-sufficiency.


By sponsoring training and building community partnerships, Oteenow helps First Nations and Inuit people tap into the many career possibilities that exist in Edmonton and surrounding areas.

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In the employment and training realm, CFT7 supports all First Nation individuals to obtain and maintain meaningful employment based on community needs through the provision of training in the Treaty Seven catchment area.


Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA).


The Métis Nation of Alberta assigned RLI with a triple mandate in educationtraining and research.


RLI’s vision is for a skilled, knowledgeable and self-reliant Métis Nation and is integral to enhancing the self-sufficiency and well-being of Alberta Métis through quality education, training and research.

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