I would like to introduce Red Wolf Mediation & ADR Services. My english name is David Noganosh, my spirit name is (Spotted Hawk) and I am a Mediator, Negotiator and Trainer from the Anishinabek Nation, Wolf Clan. I am President and CEO of Red Wolf Mediation & ADR Services, a company I founded in 2012 and is the only First Nations owned and operated Mediation Firm in Ontario. Prior to this sole proprietorship I was actively facilitating violence prevention, conflict resolution and anger management programs in Aboriginal and African Canadian communities for many years.I joined St. Stephen’s Conflict Resolution & Training in 2008 where I was an Associate Mediator and Trainer until 2013. St. Stephens Community House utilizes a Transformative Mediation model that stresses interest-based problem solving. This model helps people reach agreements, rebuilds relationships between people in conflict, and empowers them to solve their own problems in the future. Transforming the way they think about conflict and each other.I have been involved in local, regional and national politics for 20 years in various capacities and have recently been consulting with various stakeholders across the country in advancing the Treaty Rights and Land Claims of First Nations.
Red Wolf Mediation & ADR Services is also aligning our efforts with the extractive industry and we have recently partnered with Dion Arnouse – President & CEO 2 Badgers Consulting Inc out of West Bank First Nation in BC to provide Aboriginal Engagement and Workshops on the East Coast. The 2Badgers team’s passion lies in facilitating partnerships between Industry and First Nations communities with a unique focus on Community Engagement strategies and offering strategic advice and guidance on capacity building initiatives. We not only assist Industry with engaging Aboriginal communities in a respectful manner, we also assist many communities with their socio-economic goals.