WHO WE AREOur Value Proposition
Okimaw understands the needs of our people and have the utmost respect for the communities we serve. Our training is meant to add value, not replace the Nation’s ways.
Okimaw understands the needs of our people and have the utmost respect for the communities we serve. Our training is meant to add value, not replace the Nation’s ways. Our proven techniques and tools help to ensure that the transfer of knowledge and skills build your organizations so that complex projects are handled with less stress and less conflict.
Okimaw is a service-based business that works exclusively with First Nations and related Indigenous entities to assess, train and support their teams.
Okimaw specializes in community well-being through helping clients be more effective with their planning, governance and management, especially their management of people and how they collectively make organizations more effective.
Okimaw strives to combine traditional nation values with a modern approach to community planning and HR challenges. Using experience combined with best practices for learning, and customized solutions, the company appreciates and understands the various challenges that are faced running the affairs of the nation. They have experienced these challenges firsthand.
- Founded in Canada in 2019
- Collective experience of 100 Nations served throughout Turtle Island (North America).
Senior Leadership Team
“I’ve served over 100 Nations and I am very passionate about transforming governance to secure financial stability and building sovereign wealth.”
VP of Human Resource Solutions
“I am very passionate about assisting First Nations organizations meet their overall business strategy and individuals reach their career goals.”
VP of Community Development
“I value collaboration and am passionate about community building by fostering respectful relationships and utilizing grassroots community-led development principles.”
Client Relations Coordinator
“Change can cause uncertainty, but I always follow the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, “Do one thing every day that scares you” and “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”.”
“Keeping humble and grassroots at heart, as a team we will soar like the eagle and lead like the wolf move forward to a better tomorrow paving the way for our future generations.”
Our team of experts is committed to your prosperity using our hearts, minds and imaginations!
When you choose to work with Okimaw you get a long-term partner that is dedicated to your success. We design solutions that are practical, effective and in harmony with your values.
Our Team’s Locations
The Okimaw Community & HR Solutions team are located in Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, and Ottawa.
Our team works across Canada to provide First Nations and related entities with effective community and HR Solutions.
Over the years, our team has served over 150 Nations throughout Turtle Island (North America).