Carden Consulting a First Nations owned and operated consulting practice that is committed to providing high quality technical support for Aboriginal peoples and their partners in the public and private sector.
Laara E. Mixon, M.A., Principal of Carden Consulting (est. 1997), specializes in:
- Research and Planning;
- Aboriginal Community Development & Engagement; and
- Training and Capacity Development; and Organizational Development.
Laara Mixon, is a from the yaahgu ‘laanas clan, of the Haida Nation, and carries her great grandmothers name “Kun G aadaas”. Ms. Mixon has a masters degree in leadership, is a CTT Certified Consultant, an Associate Consultant with the Centre for Community Enterprise, a member of the Council of Native Development Officers, and listed on the Business Development Bank of Canada’s Aboriginal Consultant roster. Carden Consulting and Laara Mixon's operating values are: respect, integrity, excellence and community responsibility.
Carden Consulting is committed to supporting the self-determination and success of Aboriginal peoples in BC to realize improved capacity (individually and organizationally), enjoy quality of life, and economic prosperity, built on a foundation of traditional knowledge.