Dinowigehmin – Aboriginal Leadership Program (ALP)

Anishinabek Employment and Training Services will deliver the next Aboriginal community-focused leadership program during the fall of 2019.  This year AETS will no longer restrict participation to youth. The Aboriginal Leadership Program (ALP) is open to all emerging leaders regardless of age.  ALP will be implemented based on the Leadership Thunder Bay model within the framework of The Seven Grandfather Teachings, The Medicine Wheel as well as the The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  The program is designed to contribute to participant’s cultural, spiritual, mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.        




Brodie Library - December 2, 2019,1 - 2:30pm

Waverly Library Auditorium - December 9, 2019,12- 2 pm



ALP Application



 Aboriginal Leadership Program Upcoming Delivery Dates:

  • Fall 2019:
    • Retreat:  TBA
    • Learning Days:  TBA
    • Graduation:  TBA
  • Fall 2020 Dates TBA 

Program Benefits:

  • Opening retreat with outdoor experiential learning opportunities
  • Eight Learning Days based on Medicine Wheel & Seven Grandfather Teachings  
  • Personality Dimensions®  to reveal your temperament preference
  • Community Action Project(s)
  • onBoard Canada Certification Training (in order to build Aboriginal Youth capacity to sit on future Board of Directors)
  • High School Co-op Credit (optional complimentary pathway being explored, and could be available based on demand)
  • Graduation Event

Program Forms & Documents: