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  • 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

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

    July 19, 2013

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

    July 17, 2013

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

    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. 
  • 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

  • New Information Sheet!

    July 10, 2013

  • NEW Information Sheet: Retaliation Component of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal on First Nations Child Welfare

    July 10, 2013

    PDF File(s)
  • 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

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

    July 04, 2013

  • 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

  • "Federal government’s conduct ‘far from irreproachable’ says Canadian Human Rights Tribunal"

    July 03, 2013