The survey is designed to solicit input from elders, youth, and everyone in between, as well as members living at home (K’ómoks I.R. #1) and living away from home. The data from this survey will allow K’ómoks to track a broad range of relevant indicators and the survey will be improved over time with input from all membership including elders as it will be repeated over time to get a picture of how K’ómoks socio-economic well-being changes over time.
Has this (socio-economic indicators survey/data) been used in other communities and benefited from outcomes?Melissa Quocksister2021-05-20T18:17:22+00:00
Each socio-economic indicators survey/data must be designed specifically for each community/First Nation due to factors which are unique to each Community—for example, in the case of K’ómoks the size of the community, the cultural and social and linguistic aspects are unique. With this said, there are many examples of Socio-economic indicators and surveys to measure community well-being and, as in the K’ómoks case, the socio-economic gaps between K’ómoks and communities of similar size and circumstance. The specific socio-economic well-being survey being considered by K’ómoks has been developed and implemented by Mark Anielski working with the Opaskwayak Cree Nation who are just [...]
Trudy’s answer: Involve community members with their relevant areas of interest/expertise wherever possible throughout all phases of the treaty process i.e., 4, 5, 6 (BCTC Treaty Process) Commence and steadily support the separation of administration from (operational) and politics (governance) – this can be done in a respectful and professional manner that leaves everyone feeling positive and appropriately facilitates division of labour for a sustainable function The attached governance best practices were implemented before effective date as part of a change management strategy