The Caring Society stands with First Nations children, youth and families so they have equitable opportunities to grow up safely at home, be healthy, get a good education and be proud of who they are.

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Spirit Bear Poster

Meet Spirit Bear

A member of the Carrier Sekani Tribal Council, Spirit Bear represents the 165,000 First Nations children impacted by the First Nations child welfare case at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, as well as the thousands of other children who have committed to learning about the case and have taken part in peaceful and respectful actions in support of reconciliation and equity.

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Still from Spirit Bear movie showing kids and bears on Parliament Hill

What You Can Do

No matter who you are or where you’re from, you can take peaceful and respectful actions to help make a better Canada for First Nations and all children and their families. There are a lot of ways you can make a difference!

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Still from Spirit Bear movie showing Spirit Bear and Mary the Bear harvesting berries

Knowledge Portal

The Knowledge Portal is a searchable database and related links that provides access to a variety of annotated literature reviews, reports, guides, films, booklets, studies, journal articles and presentations all related to Aboriginal children and families in Canada and similar countries.

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Group picture of the Spirit Bear's friends

About Our Organization

The Caring Society works to ensure the safety and well-being of First Nations youth and their families through education initiatives, public policy campaigns and providing quality resources to support communities.

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