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  • PAGC rejects feds’ education act

    September 19, 2013

  • Monitoring of Blackstock’s social media sites still going on

    September 18, 2013

  • Economist experts explain First Nations child welfare funding

    September 13, 2013

  • Tribunal hearings resume September 23

    September 12, 2013

    The testimony of Dr. John Loxley, expert witness and one of the country's top economists, is now complete. No hearings on September 13. The Tribunal will resume on Monday, September 23. Click here for the full schedule.
     
    Don't forget - you can watch all the past testimony on APTN! 

  • Lawyer says Ottawa won’t agree to stop spying on First Nations children’s advocate

    September 12, 2013

  • Attawapiskat woman's struggle focus of TIFF film

    September 09, 2013

  • First Nations Children's Action Research and Education Service Annual Report 2012/13

    August 19, 2013

    The First Nations Children's Action Research and Education Service (FNCARES) is a collaboration between the University of Alberta and the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society. FNCARES is dedicated to translating the well-established research on the structural drivers of disadvantage for First Nations children, youth and families into pragmatic, community based solutions. 
     
  • Hi-Ho Mistahey! to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival!

    August 15, 2013

    WORLD PREIMERE at TIFF
    September 7 at 4:30 p.m.
    TIFF Bell Lightbox (Cinema 1)
    Reitman Square, 350 King Street W, Toronto
     
    Additional screenings:
    September 9 at 2:00 p.m.
    and September 14 at 6:00 p.m.
    Art Gallery of Ontario (Jackman Hall)
    317 Dundas Street W, Toronto
     
     
    Information on the Ottawa premiere coming soon!
  • New Information Sheet on First Nations Education in Canada

    August 01, 2013

  • Tribunal continues to hear how feds allegedly spied on Cindy Blackstock

    July 19, 2013

  • Cherokee dad loses girl in S.C. custody battle that went to Supreme Court

    July 17, 2013

  • Harper must acknowledge 'horrors' of nutrition tests on aboriginal children: AFN

    July 17, 2013

  • National Indian Child Welfare Association webinar on U.S. Supreme Court decision in 'Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl'

    July 16, 2013

    Click here for the Webinar

    This webinar is for those interested in learning:
    • What were the Court's holdings in this case? 
    • How does this decision impact the application of ICWA (Indian Child Welfare Act)? 
    • What are the possible implications of this decision for Indian Country? 
    • What are the next steps for this case and for the national campaign to protect ICWA?

    You will need to enter a name and email address to access the recording

  • New Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) report - First Nations School Infrastructure Funding Requirements: British Columbia

    July 11, 2013

    Ce rapport répond à une demande d’un parlementaire d’effectuer le suivi d’un rapport du DPB de 2009, en se servant de nouvelles données pour estimer les coûts des écoles de la maternelle à la 12e année des Premières Nations en Colombie-Britannique. Le présent rapport se fonde sur des renseignements fournis par Affaires Autochtones et Développement du Nord Canada et une enquête menée par le Comité de coordination de l’éducation des Premières Nations et le DPB. 
     
  • New Information Sheet!

    July 10, 2013

  • Joint Statement to United Nations General Assembly

    July 10, 2013

    World community calls for a focus on strengthening family care and providing appropriate alternative care for children in the 2014 UNGA resolution on the rights of the child

  • Our Dreams Matter Too in Oakville

    July 09, 2013

    The walk in Oakville was organized by high school students Julia and Emma Mogus of Books With No Bounds. Youth activist Wes Prankard of Northern Starfish was also on hand to show his support!

     

    Read the article in the Oakville Beaver

     

    Visit the Books with No Bounds Facebook page

  • New and beautiful video on Jordan's Principle by the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions'

    July 04, 2013

    Watch the video on YouTube or in the Jordan's Principle gallery

  • Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres WEBINAR on Implementation of Jordan's Principle

    July 04, 2013

    Watch the video on YouTube or in the Jordan's Principle gallery

  • NDP call for investigation into federal government’s conduct at human rights tribunal

    July 04, 2013

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