Arrive Seperator Color V1

Inquiry-based learning | Cultural competency | Anti-racism | Diversity, equity and inclusion

A book introducing readers to Métis identity, history, and culture through the perspectives and experience of Métis people, developed with Métis Nation BC

A step-by-step toolkit on how to develop an Indigenous language revitalization plan, developed with First Peoples’ Cultural Council

A user-friendly toolkit on how to start an Indigenous cultural heritage project in your community, developed with First Peoples’ Cultural Council

A guide on how to bring Métis culture into an early childhood education setting (ages birth to eight), developed with Métis Nation BC

An e-book on how to bring Indigenous approaches and perspectives into integrated child and youth services, developed with the BC Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions

A financial literacy curriculum designed for Indigenous learners, developed with the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres

A retirement-planning curriculum for Indigenous non-profit agencies, developed with the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres

An online curriculum to prepare BC teachers to deliver blended learning with a focus on inquiry-based learning, developed with Open School BC

An interactive, multi-day workshop to train Indigenous doulas, developed with the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres

“We worked with Arrive Consulting to develop and publish the book, “Kaa-wiichihitoyaahk: Métis Perspectives on Cultural Wellness.” This project focused on creating a Métis-led cultural wellness book that balanced education and cultural teachings. Rachel and her talented team gathered input from community members in a way that honoured their voices and experiences, kept us on track throughout this complex project, and helped us channel our needs and unique cultural worldview into print. I would highly recommend them!”

Tanya Davoren, Senior Director of Health, Métis Nation BC

“Arrive Consulting worked with the Métis Nation on the Métis Early Years of Professional Learning Guides. Their willingness to collaborate with Elders, artists, graphic designers, educators, and communities is inspiring. Their respect for cultural values and beliefs is sincere.”

Colleen Hodgson, Senior Director of Education, Métis Nation BC


Arrive Seperator Color V1

Indigenization | Decolonisation | Truth and Reconciliation

Called to Action Workshop for the BC Public Service Agency: A full-day workshop for B.C. public servants to help them understand and implement government commitments to UNDRIP and the TRC

A series of learning opportunities – including a webinar, discussion circles, and a face-to-face workshop – to help employees learn about Indigenous peoples and move towards reconciliation in their work

A training session on Indigenous worldviews, history, and protocols for board members

A multi-day learning and planning session held on the land in Ahousaht territory

An open-learning resource for post-secondary educators on how to bring Indigenous perspectives and knowledge into their curricula

A three-part cultural-competency training program (webinar, in-person training, and action-based project) to prepare volunteers to work in Indigenous organizations

Various training sessions for teachers on how to bring Indigenous knowledge and content into their classrooms


A comprehensive review of services, followed by the creation and implementation of an action plan and learning framework to make their services more culturally responsive

A review of current services, development of an action plan and learning framework, and delivery of learning sessions to create stronger relationships and awareness of Indigenous peoples amongst immigrants to Canada

A series of dialogues on reconciliation led by Victoria Native Friendship Centre with Indigenous, municipal, provincial, and federal governments, as well as public, private, and non-profit sector agencies.

Community engagement and development of a report on how to better represent Indigenous peoples in B.C.’s labour market analysis

“What a unique and rare opportunity it is to work with such skilled and ethical practitioners who will support your team to work in a good way. I trust in both the quality of the process and the product because this team knows the two cannot be separated! I hold my hands up to them and would look for every opportunity to work with them again.”

Tracy Black, Program Manager, Province of BC

Self-determination and Cultural Resurgence

Arrive Seperator Color V1

Cultural resurgence | Indigenous self-determination | Language and culture | Strategic planning

Strategic, operational, business, and monitoring and evaluation plans for a variety of organizations and Nations, including First Peoples’ Cultural Council, First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation, Métis Nation BC, Métis Women BC, MakeWay Foundation, Indigenous Heritage Circle, Unified Aboriginal Youth Collective, and others

Communications planning and document creation for First Peoples’ Cultural Council and First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation

Research on a variety of topics, such as Indigenous perspectives on retirement, Indigenous labour market data and data sovereignty, and doula evaluation for the Aboriginal Families Grant program

“Rachel and Arrive Consulting have been a huge help to our organization for a number of different projects – everything from facilitating organization-wide business planning to developing plans and processes that have increased FPCC’s capacity to communicate its organizational vision. Arrive’s work is consistently high-quality and the team takes a client-centered approach, providing flexibility and responsiveness through all aspects of the project. We feel confident working with Arrive, as we know our projects will be done well and completed on time!”

Tracey Herbert, CEO, First Peoples’ Cultural Council