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First Nation children still forced off-reserve to get education
November 05, 2013
Human rights tribunal resumes hearings on First Nations child and family services funding
October 29, 2013
Hi-Ho Mistahey! showing in Toronto
October 22, 2013
Alanis Obomasawin’s film about the Shannen's Dream campaign, Hi-Ho Mistahey!, will be at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto for a one week limited run starting November 1st!
Canada faces a 'crisis' on aboriginal reserves: UN investigator
October 15, 2013
Read more here
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!
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.Don't forget - you can watch the hearings live or past recordings on APTN.
First Nations Children's Action Research and Education Service Annual Report 2012/13
August 19, 2013The 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, 2013WORLD PREIMERE at TIFFSeptember 7 at 4:30 p.m.TIFF Bell Lightbox (Cinema 1)Reitman Square, 350 King Street W, TorontoAdditional 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, TorontoInformation on the Ottawa premiere coming soon!