Little Drum



Little Drum Consulting can provide MC’ing, Keynote addresses and workshops at conferences. All sessions can be designed to meet your unique needs.

Keynote Addresses

— Fostering Resiliency with Indigenous Children and Families
— Self Determination: Who and How I think I Can Be in the World
— Honour of Working with Children and youth
— Gifts from the Creator

Keynote Addresses can be designed specifically to reflect your conference theme or the message you would like your participants to hear.

Recent Keynote Addresses

Recent Keynote Addresses provided for:

— Yukon Education Conference, Whitehorse, YT
— Gifted Children Association of BC (South Island), Victoria, BC
— Ontario Aboriginal Head Start Association, Thunder Bay, ON
— Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, Toronto, ON
— City of Toronto: Building Indigenous Early Learning Competencies, Toronto, ON
— BC Association of Pregnancy Outreach Programs, Richmond, BC
— Te Rangi P?ahotanga, Aotearoa, New Zealand, Otaki, New Zealand
— Aboriginal Head Start of BC: Cultural Gathering, Vancouver, BC
— Making Tomorrow Conference, Victoria, BC


— Engaging Aboriginal Children and Families
— Fostering Resiliency with Aboriginal Children
— Women, What Kind of Warriors are We?
— Leadership from Within
— “Where Eagles Dare” Care for the Caregiver

Workshops can be designed and tailored to meet your specific needs

Conference MC’ing

Conference MC'ing can be tailored to your specific needs. Past conferences include:

BC Aboriginal Child Care Society
Annual Conference - Oct 2013

— BC Association of Pregnancy Outreach Programs - Oct 2013

— National Training for Healthy Children - Sept 2013

— Metis Community Services in Kelowna - Sept 2013

— International Brain Development and Learning Conference July 2013

Aboriginal Head Start Association of BC
Honouring Our Culture - Mar. 08

Provincial Early Childhood Development Conference
Aboriginal Head Start (Urban and on reserve, CAPC, CPNP, Success By 6) - Mar. 07

— Northern Region Conference
Early Years Focus - Feb 07

1st Aboriginal Supported Child Development Symposium- Oct. 05

2nd Aboriginal Supported Child Development Symposium - Sept. 06

Past Conferences

Seeds of Empathy Cultural Gathering
Facilitator, Kingfisher Resort, Comox, BC - Jan 6-9 2011

Engaging Aboriginal Children and Families
Columbia Institute, Harrison Hot Springs, BC - March 25-26 2011

Fostering Resiliency with Aboriginal Children and Families Assessment Conference at UBC - May 12 2011

Seeds of Empathy
Cultural Resource Training - May 26-29 2011

Women’s World Conference Ottawa
Combining our Strengths Workshop - July 4-7 2011

Ontario Seeds of Empathy
Training, Toronto - Aug 19-21 2011

Seeds of Empathy
Training, Vancouver Sept 16-19 2011

AIDP and ASCD  Conference
Keynote Address, Cranbrook, BC - October 24 2011

— Minerva Foundation
Combining Our Strengths Leadership Forum - June 2009

— International Helping Families Change Conference
Triple P Positive Parenting Program - April 2009

Saskatchewan NNADAP Conference
Leading, Learning, Living Well - November 2008

— Aboriginal Supported Child Development Symposium
Aboriginal People’s Family Accord - October 2008

— Aboriginal Infant Development Programs of BC
Inclusion of Aboriginal Children and their Families
Gifts from the Creator - Apr. 2008

— Strong Start Programs of BC Provincial Conference
Engaging Aboriginal Children and Families - Mar. 2008

— Mission School District #75
Professional Development Day
The Honour of Working With Children and Youth - Feb. 2008

— Sunny Hill Health Centre
Engaging Aboriginal Children and Families - May 2007

— Assante Centre Provincial FASD Conference
Engaging Aboriginal Children and Families - Sept. 2006

— Vancouver Island Child Care Resource and Referral Conference
The Honour of Working with Children - Feb. 2006


Roots of Empathy
Ontario Training Event. - May 4-7 2011

Metis Nation of BC: Elder’s Gathering



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