News Topics: Aboriginal


opportunities

Apply for New Relationship Trust Foundation Bursaries

The New Relationship Trust Foundation is a charitable non-profit organization. It was created to advance and support the education goals of First Nations in British Columbia. Applications are open today for the second wave of bursaries to Certificate, Diploma, Associates Degrees, and/or Trades to interested and eligible BC First Nations students. Applications are MORE


resources

NCCIH Resource on Culturally Safe Children’s Rehabilitation Services with Indigenous Community, Families & Children

The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health recently hosted a webinar by Alison Gerlach, PhD, who spoke on her research that explores socially-responsive approaches to children’s rehabilitation with Indigenous communities, families and children. The webinar provides a critical analysis of the concept of “children’s rehabilitation,” an understanding of how rehabilitation MORE


resources

Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC Extended Family Program

Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC helps Aboriginal peoples in BC understand their legal rights by providing legal information and connecting communities to legal support. Their website relaunch features five videos sharing experiences of overcoming complicated legal issues with the help of Legal Aid BC. One of these videos is Doris’s story about taking her grandchild MORE


resources

Provincial Metis Early Years Program Pamphlet

 The Métis Early Years Program is a program developed by Métis National British Columbia for Métis families with children birth to 8 years. The goal of the Métis Early Years Program is to connect Métis families to their community and culture and link them to early years programs and services in their MORE


opportunities

The FCSSBC Reconciliation Book Club

The Federation of Community Social Services of BC’s Reconciliation Book Club creates an accessible space for staff in member organizations to increase their knowledge of issues related to reconciliation. Federation staff facilitate and make available discussion questions, additional readings and resources, as well as author and publisher information. The next book they’re MORE


resources

Statistics on Indigenous peoples

Statistics Canada recently launched their Statistic on Indigenous Peoples webpage that hosts data on a variety of topics including Indigenous children, crime and victimization, and income and spending. Each topic holds dozens of research articles and reports on the breadth of research within that topic.


research

Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

On June 3 , the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released their final report. It revealed that persistent and deliberate human and Indigenous rights violations and abuses are the root cause behind Canada’s staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people. The MORE


research

Connection to the Land as a Youth-Identified Social Determinant of Indigenous Peoples’ Health

Yellowknives Dene First Nation youth in the Canadian Northwest Territories participated in the ‘On-the-Land Health Leadership Camp,” where they used a strength- and community-based participatory approach through an Indigenous research lens to collect stories from youth through sharing circles, PhotoVoice, mural art, and surveys. The youth found that the emerging MORE