Online Resources - Aboriginal And First Nations

April 23, 2015
The Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH) works collaboratively with the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness to create a culturally-specific approach to Aboriginal (First Nations...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, aboriginal homelessness, Homelessness, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
April 24, 2014
Led by Atira Women’s Resource Society’s legal advocate Amber Prince, this tool-kit was created by Aboriginal women, for Aboriginal women. The tool-kit aims to address some of the identified gaps in...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, aboriginal women, reserve, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
March 19, 2014
BearPaw Legal Education & Resource Centre (BLERC) is a department of Native Counselling Service of Alberta (NCSA). Its primary mission is to develop and distribute materials designed to assist...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Alberta, legal rights, General resources, Manuals and guides
March 5, 2014
If you are new to Vancouver or planning your move to Vancouver, these guides will be helpful. "Growing Roots: A Newcomer's Guide to Vancouver" features unique and personal stories shared by Vancouver...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Immigrants and Refugees, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
February 5, 2014
Official government website. Links to housing, statistics on living conditions, post-secondary education, social development and youth. Les questions sociales s'enchaine au logement, aux statistiques...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Inuit, Government information, All of Canada
November 5, 2013
The Indigenous Nationhood Movement (INM) is a peoples’ movement for Indigenous nationhood, resurgence, and decolonization.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
September 10, 2013
The Healthy Aboriginal Network creates posters, multimedia and comic books on health and social issues for and with indigenous youth. Check out their YouTube channel to see how they focus group-test...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, health, indigenous, literacy, native youth, wellness, British Columbia, Multimedia
June 28, 2013
Idle No More has launched a new website and communications platform to engage people around Sovereignty Summer.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
February 17, 2012
The goals of the Portal include collaboration, open communication and the sharing of experiences, tools & resources including key documents such as policies, plans, etc. created by First Nations...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Case studies, First Nations communities and organizations, Templates, British Columbia, Directories, Gateways, General resources
July 6, 2011
The FNSDS is a non-profit society that provides support services to the Band Social Development Workers of BC who administer Income Assistance On-reserve for BC First Nation Communities. They provide...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, income assistance on reserve, Welfare, welfare on reserve, Manuals and guides, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Nunatsiaq News is an English-Inuktitut weekly newspaper that has served the people of [Nunavut] and the Nunavik region of Arctic Quebec since 1973.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Media, news, General resources, Nunavut
June 1, 2011
National Inuit Youth Council website gives youth and other visitors a chance to connect, open communications, raise awareness, hear what people think and feel and help each other. News, photos,...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, inuit, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Organizations, Québec
May 30, 2011
Spirit of Warrior Harriet Nahanee is a blog dedicated to actions and analysis surrounding the legacy of Harriet Nahanee, an elder who died working to expose and resist the destruction of the Olympics...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Blogs, Organizing, British Columbia
May 30, 2011
Indigenous Action Media is a volunteer collective of experienced Indigenous media makers & activists out of Arizona that work together on a project by project basis for media justice.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Arizona, Media, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) is working with Woodlands School survivors for their struggle for justice and compensation. Woodlands School was a provincial residential...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Disability, Mental Health, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 30, 2011
Redwire Native Youth Media Society is a media and arts organization dedicated to Native youth expression.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Media, native youth, British Columbia, General resources
May 30, 2011
Poor News Network is a multi-media access project of POOR Magazine out of California, that is dedicated to reframing the news, issues and solutions from low and no income communities, as well as...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Media, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, Multimedia, United States
May 30, 2011
Think NDN is a weekly hour-long radio show on Co-op radio in Vancouver for and by Vancouver's Aboriginal community. Archives of the show are available at Coop Radio's website.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Art and Culture, Media, British Columbia, General resources
May 30, 2011
Intercontinental Cry is a blog with an extensive international list of blogs, media, technology and news sites with an focus on indigenous issues.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Blogs, Media, International
May 30, 2011
First Nations and Land Rights and Environmentalism in BC.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, British Columbia, General resources
May 29, 2011
An online resource for Aboriginal peoples concerned with environmental and economic justice issues.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, environment, Organizations, United States
May 29, 2011
The website of the Council of the Haida Nation.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Haida, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The website of the Nuxalk Nation in British Columbia.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Nuxalk Nation, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
An Aboriginal-run centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant prevention and support based programs and services to the Aboriginal community.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Manitoba, Organizations
May 29, 2011
BC 211 is British Columbia's directory of community, social and government services. Available online or by dialling 211, where staff are available 24/7 to assist those looking for services.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Disability, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Legal Aid, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 27, 2011
Despite the fact Aboriginal peoples offer diverse skills to the workforce, their participation in the labour force is lower and their unemployment rate higher than that of non-Aboriginal Canadians....
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Unemployment, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
May 27, 2011
The Centre for Native Policy and Research was a non-partisan, social justice, progressive Aboriginal think tank on the social, economic, and environmental policy and research concerns of Aboriginal...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, British Columbia, Organizations
May 25, 2011
Information on treaties, economic development. Social development program includes income support reform, children's issues, poverty and disabilities.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
May 25, 2011
BCANDS provides a variety of support services and resources to help B.C.'s aboriginal people with disabilities, and others associated with the disabled.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Disability, British Columbia, Organizations
April 14, 2011
The Friendship Centre movement is built on community support, trust, strong leadership, tradition and faith and is mandated to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal Peoples throughout Canada....
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, friendship centres, indigenous, British Columbia, Directories, Organizations, Programs and courses, Services
March 30, 2011
The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction brings together those who fight to reduce poverty in our territory. The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction was created in the summer of 2010 as a...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Inuit, Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Nunavut, Reports and documents
February 14, 2011
"Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside" is a short film that documents the 20 year history of the annual women's memorial march for missing and murdered women in...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Downtown Eastside, missing women, Women, women's march, British Columbia, Multimedia
January 7, 2011
The Union of BC Indian Chiefs has a website containing resources, a research archive, and event listings. About UBCIC One of the main principles of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs is that...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, aboriginal rights, aboriginal title, indigenous, British Columbia, Organizations
January 7, 2011
MEDIA INDIGENA is an interactive, multimedia magazine dedicated to Indigenous news, views and creative expression. From the battlefield of politics and policy to the beauty of arts and culture, we...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, indigenous, Technology, Multimedia, All of Canada
December 14, 2010
This site, now over ten years old, has an amazing amount of links and is updated on a weekly basis. Everything you need to know about government policy, welfare rates, social policy, poverty...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Disability, Family, Foodbanks and Food, government, Government Policy, Housing, Human Rights, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, social policy, social research, statistics, Unemployment, Gateways, All of Canada
November 17, 2010
The goal of Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (CHODARR) is to improve health and social welfare research and advocacy by providing academic and community-based health...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Health, health research, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Mental Health, social justice, social welfare research, Women, British Columbia, Directories, Reports and documents, Research and education
June 29, 2010
A broadcast of stories from survivors which was shared at the National Truth and Reconciliation event in Winnipeg.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Multimedia, All of Canada
June 22, 2010
The Downtown Eastside Neighborhood Council is a representative group of downtown eastside residents who advocate for the needs, interests, and aspirations of our neighbourhood. Issues include First...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Homelessness, Housing, Panhandling, Poorbashing, British Columbia, Organizations
April 29, 2010
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has a mandate to learn the truth about what happened in the residential schools and to inform all Canadians about what happened in the schools. The...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Education, residential schools, residential schools, Organizations, All of Canada
January 26, 2010
The Department of Culture and Heritage provides grant and contribution funding to non-profit community-based organizations, individuals, and municipal corporations who direct their efforts to the...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, community program funding, grants, Seniors and Elders, Government information, Nunavut