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Greetings,

Thank you for taking the time to visit my Visual Curriculum Vitae.

I am the owner and operator of CreeMij Designs a new company seeking partnership opportunities; a registered business of Taykwa Tagamou First Nation.

I have the experience and education needed to benefit my business and partners creating successful, trusting and respectful partnerships. My most recent work experience includes Detour Gold and Apitisawin Employment and Training, which involved procurement for Detour and policy development, recruitment, strategic planning, negotiations, and partnership development for Apitisawin. 

Work History

Oct 2015July2016

Procurement Administrator

Detour Gold

Administrative duties to Junior and Senior Buyers

Jan 2011Oct 2014

President/CEO

Apitisawin Employment & Training

Responsible for the day to day operations and administration by developing and implementing a strategic business plan. Negotiate and procure financial agreements and develop networks with communities. Recruitng, hiring and supervising multiple departments.

Feb 2012Aug 2014

Chair

Weekashin Domco

Board of Director 

2010

Impact Benefit Agreement Negotiator

Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Negotiating IBA between TTN and Ontario Power Generation.

20082010

Supply Teacher

District School Board Ontario North East

On call as a supply teacher for grades Junior Kindergarten to Grade Eight. 

20082010

Adult Educational Assistant

Taykwa Tagamou Nation

As an Adult Education Assistant I was responsible for creating tracking sheets; recording student progress, education records, and educational planning. I was also responsible for opening the education centre in the evening and was available occasionally during the day to assist students. I assisted students in forming a graduation committee, I continued assisting the committee by chairing the meetings and ensuring delegation and completion of tasks.

20092010

Cree Cultural Teacher

Cochrane Public School

Cree Language and Cree Heritage to Grades 1-8

Education

Aug 2015

Business Skills for Managers Certificate

York University
Feb 2012Feb 2012

Introduction to Supervisory Management

Northern College
Feb 2011Mar 2011

Negotiation Skills Training

Banff Learning Centre

As part of professional development I attended Banff Learning Centre's Leadership Development program in Negotiation Skills Training. From the training course I learned and practiced each step of the negotiation process by using proven interest-based negotiation techniques to assist in future negotiations such as as land claims, self-governance, fiscal arrangements, natural resources, co-management agreements, and business partnerships.

Jun 2014

Niagara Management Course

PA. Douglas & Associates

Strategic Managements Skills-managing projects, priorities and deadlines. Emotional Intelligence-deal with conflict, low morale and low productivity.

Jun 2009Aug 2010

Aboriginal Teacher Certificate

Nipissing University
Jun 2009

Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Ecole Secondaire Cochrane HighSchool

Obtained Secondary School Diploma

Sep 1999Apr 2001

Early Childhood Education

Northern College Of Applied Arts and Technology

Obtained ECE diploma

Certifications

Aug 2015

Surface Miner Common Core

Northern Centre for Advance Technology

Fundamentals-Work Safety, General Lock Out, Power Tools, Confined Spaces, Fall Protection, Respiratory Awareness, Workplace Violence and Harassment, OH&S for Workers. 

Jun 2014

Manager Workplace Violence and Harassment Training

HR Downloads
Jun 2014

Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness

Ontario
Apr 2013

Hiring Smart Through Effective Interviewing

Canadian Training Resources

Clear and well defined position profiles, performance assessments, turn over cost analysis. 

Apr 2013

First Nation Employer

Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Essentials

First Nation Employers Obligations and Responsibilities with Federal law and Jurisdiction. 

Nov 2013

Train the Trainer

Luciani Business Coaching

Adult Learning-focusing on results, learning objectives, methods and formats to meet objectives and experiential learning. 

Jun 2011

Ontario Teachers Certification

Ontario Teacher College