Canadian Nelson Mandela Dialogues (NMD CAN '17)

Native Counselling Services of Alberta and the Enoch Cree Nation hosted the Canadian Nelson Mandela Dialogues (NMD CAN’17) on the Enoch Cree Nation, June 26-30, 2017.

Watch the Nelson Mandela Dialogues CAN ’17 Final Report Video

The 2017 Participants

Photos from the Dialogues

Participants were welcomed to Treaty 6 Territory with a Grand Entry ceremony

Idle No More Co-Founder Sylvia McAdam and author James Daschuk spoke at an Edmonton Public Library Event on Enoch Cree Nation

Nelson Mandela Dialogues

There have been three rounds of international dialogues over the past 5 years. Visit to learn more about the initiative.

The NMD CAN’17 was structured as an innovation lab – an opportunity for 35 Canadian and international leaders to share experiences and expertise, reflect deeply and create networks and initiatives for change.

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Canadian Participant Bios
International Participant Bios
Community Engagement Activities
Goals and Objectives

For more information please contact


Nelson Mandela Foundation
Global Leadership Academy
Edmonton Public Library