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  • Canada faces a 'crisis' on aboriginal reserves: UN investigator

    October 15, 2013

    Read more here

  • Press Release

    October 11, 2013

    Front Line Defenders welcomes 145 human rights defenders from 95 countries to Dublin for 7th Dublin Platform for Human Rights Defenders

  • Four Burning Questions for Dr. Cindy Blackstock, First Nations and child welfare advocate

    October 07, 2013

    Read this article at the McGill Reporter

  • Shannen's Dream Fundraiser in Kingston, Ontario!

    September 27, 2013

    Live Music, BBQ, Bake Sale, Henna

    October 5, 2013

    Rotary Park, Kingston ON 

    11AM - 3PM

    Help end the underfunding of First Nation Schools. This was Shannen’s Dream!

    PDF File(s)
  • First Nation agency takes the stand at human rights tribunal

    September 26, 2013

  • Harper government expected to table First Nation Education Act before year’s end

    September 23, 2013

  • First Nations near Prince Albert to develop education acts

    September 20, 2013

  • 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

  • Just released! Caring Society 2012 - 13 Annual Report

    September 06, 2013

    Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais.

  • Tribunal hearings resume August 28, 2013

    August 23, 2013

    The Tribunal has been cancelled Monday August 26, 2013 and Tuesday August 27, 2013 on the case for the children (hearing on the merits) but will resume on August 28, 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!
  • Hi-Ho Mistahey!

    August 08, 2013

    Every child needs to have a good school.

    New NFB film by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin brings together the voices of those who have taken Shannen’s Dream across Canada and all the way to the United Nations in Geneva. Watch the trailer.

  • New Information Sheet on First Nations Education in Canada

    August 01, 2013

  • Call for Papers!

    July 26, 2013

    La Revue des enfants et des familles des Premiers Peuples accepte en ce moment les articles pour publication dans son édition Automne 2013- Volume 8, 2e Édition. La date limite de soumission d'articles est le 30 septembre 2013. Téléchargez l'appel de proposition d'articles ci-dessous.

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