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Shakes The Dust Hope Consulting is a mobile team that provides Community Based Programming and On-the-Land Programming services.


We provide a great variety of services, based on experience, learning, and resourcefulness. However, we do specialize in the following elements:​​

  • Cross cultural awareness

  • Suicide prevention

  • Addiction & recovery

  • Facilitation of talking circles

Our services are rooted in traditional Indigenous teachings, and are shared or delivered in a culturally relevant manner specific to the defined needs and desires for each unique situation.


With over ten years of experience in differing consulting areas, we have excellent project management and organizational skills that can be applied to suit your needs. We specialize in the following areas:

  • Indigenous/Aboriginal service delivery

  • Proposal writing

  • Organizational change management

  • Organizational development

  • Process planning

  • Creative planning

  • Creative uses of art & music


We provide meaningful and culturally relevant services to ensure that we are mindful and respectful to each group or audience. Our team regularly seeks counsel of community Elders and Knowledge Keepers to keep with the distinct teachings of each community and region we are in.

Our services include program delivery to youth, adults, elders, foster parent groups, and organizations. Our delivery methods include on-the-Land cultural activities, conference presentations, experiential activity, group, and one-to-one sessions. 

We specialize in the healing and wellness of all peoples with a focus on survivors of the Indian Residential School legacy, and the inter-generational impacts experienced by many of our Indigenous people across Canada.

Workshops & Projects

We offer custom delivery of workshops and related projects that can be tailored to suit your specific needs, specializing in accommodating a wide variety of topics, lengths of time, and delivery formats. Justly, we can easily incorporate your own materials and specific focus areas. While we can deliver any type of workshop, we are very well versed in the following themes:

  • Traditional healing & wellness (Men, women, and/or youth)

  • Traditional baby swing

  • Intergenerational trauma

  • Cross cultural awareness

  • Communication & relationship skills

  • Trauma recovery, grief & loss

  • Suicide prevention.


Simply contact us and we can discuss your needs in detail, including exactly how we can harmonize our expertise with your needs.

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