Indigenous Perspectives Society

About IPS

Aboriginal Training


Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) is a charitable and not-for-profit social enterprise that offers training, consulting, and projects to help foster a deeper understanding of Indigenous perspectives, cultural differences, and the need for self-determination. By creating excellence through training and leadership, we help strengthen lives and build successful relationships in the communities we serve. To learn more about IPS read our Vision and Mission.

We have been providing training, research and policy support to Delegated Aboriginal Agencies and the Provincial and Federal Governments for more than 25 years primarily in the area of Indigenous child welfare. To bring our knowledge and perspectives to wider audience, our re-branding efforts have included diversifying our training programs, as well as the networks and organizations that we serve. To learn more read Our History

In order for people to see another perspective it is important to reflect and see things through a different worldview. To learn more about our logo, read Logo Meaning

Are you eager to work in a dynamic environment where your passion for knowledge-sharing creates excellence through training and leadership? Join us! Employment

“IPS is a crucial resource for First Nations agencies in BC. Their training and policy programs are well respected nationally ensuring that BC First Nations are included in important national initiatives such as the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.”  To hear more about IPS read Testimonials

Incorporated September 2, 1994, Indigenous Perspectives Society has provided culturally grounded training to thousands of people across British Columbia for more than 24 years. In 2017-18, the Society trained 464 people impacting numerous organizations and their respective communities. Please consider making a donation to support the transformative work we do. Ways to Give