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Working with Indigenous Communities

Working with Indigenous Communities

Engage respectfully with Indigenous communities and establish mutually beneficial relationships  through meaningful communication and consultations.

How PRA Communications Helps

Forge sustainable partnerships and mitigate potential conflicts by respecting and upholding Indigenous rights. By engaging in meaningful consultations that address historical injustices and demonstrate a responsible and more sustainable approach to industry operations, companies can build stronger community relationships.

PRA Communications helps brands in the mining and suppliers, mining technology and clean energy industries reduce social risk and enhance their reputations by respectfully building mutually beneficial relationships with Indigenous communities.

How Do We Support Our Clients

Some of our Working with Indigenous Communities techniques

  • Stakeholder Mapping
    Identify key Indigenous stakeholders and create tailored engagement plans to involve them in the decision-making process.
  • Cultural Sensitivity Training
    Provide cultural sensitivity training to mining company personnel to understand and respect the customs, traditions, and values of Indigenous communities.
  • Liaison and Dialoguing
    Act as mediators, facilitating constructive dialogue between the mining company and Indigenous communities to address concerns and foster mutual understanding, or provide dedicated communication liaisons who are well-versed in Indigenous cultures and languages.
  • Community Engagement Strategies
    Develop community engagement strategies that involve Indigenous communities in decision-making processes, ensuring their voices are heard and respected. Support the development of benefit-sharing agreements that ensure fair and equitable distribution of the mining project’s economic benefits
  • Social Impact Assessment
    Conduct comprehensive social impact assessments to identify potential effects of mining activities on Indigenous communities and design mitigation plans accordingly.
  • Capacity Building Programs
    Offer capacity building programs for Indigenous community members, providing training and skill development opportunities to enhance their socio-economic prospects.

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