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Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
The final report, titled Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future, is the culmination of thousands of hours of heart-wrenching testimony heard in more than 300 communities over a span of six years, from more than 6,000 indigenous women and men who were abused and lived to tell their stories. Click here

The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.

Complete Report : Click Here

Summary of recommendations:

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
For over 100 years, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children were removed from their families and sent to institutions called residential schools. The government-funded, church-run schools were located across Canada and established with the purpose to eliminate parental involvement in the spiritual, cultural and intellectual development of Indigenous children. The last residential schools closed in the mid-1990s. During this chapter in Canadian history, more than 150,000 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children were forced to attend these schools some of which were hundreds of miles from their home. The cumulative impact of residential schools is a legacy of unresolved trauma passed from generation to generation and has had a profound effect on the relationship between First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples and other Canadians. Click here

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Dr. Cindy Blackstock
First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition 20th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner, January 31st, 2013. Click here

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Dr. Lynn Gehl, Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe
Ally Bill of Responsibilities Click here
Black Face Blogger Click here
Community Publications Click here
Podcast Publications Click here
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Ernesto Sirolli
“Want to Help Someone? Shut up and Listen”  TEDX Talk by Ernesto Sirolli on sustainable development Click here

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada
The Native Women’s Association of Canada is pleased to announce the release of our new COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDE:
What Can I Do to Help the Families of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls?

The CRG includes a poster, three fact sheets, 10 toolkits and other resources for educators as well as a CD for easy access to electronic files for printing and distribution. Some of the topics addressed in the CRG are: “Sisters In Spirit Vigils,” “Men as Effective Allies,” “Unlocking the Mystery of Media Relations,” “Navigating Victim Services,” and “Safety Measures for Aboriginal Women”.
NWAC encourages the use of the CRG for violence prevention activities, community support, capacity building and to promote healthy relationships.

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The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has released a ground breaking report on its investigation into the murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls in British Columbia. The investigation was requested by the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) and FAFIA in March 2012. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has released a groundbreaking report on its investigation into the murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls in British Columbia. The investigation was requested by the NWAC and FAFIA in March 2012.  Click here

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Human Rights Watch
“Those Who Take Us Away: Abusive Policing and Failures in Protection of Indigenous Women and Girls in Northern British Columbia”
This HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH report documents both ongoing police failures to protect indigenous women and girls in the north from violence and violent behavior by police officers against women and girls. Police failures and abuses add to longstanding tensions between the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and indigenous communities in the region, Human Rights Watch said. The Canadian government should establish a national commission of inquiry into the murders and disappearances of indigenous women and girls, including the impact of police mistreatment on their vulnerability to violence in communities along Highway 16, which has come to be called northern British Columbia’s “Highway of Tears.” Click here

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United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Article 1 Indigenous peoples have the right to the full enjoyment, as a collective or as individuals, of all human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognized in the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and international human rights law.

Full PDF Article Read here

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Institute for Canadian Citizenship
A Guiding Principles – we believe…

1. Citizenship is an important bond that unites all Canadians
2. Progressive integrations policies (social, economic, political) positively reinforce the value of citizenship
3. Aboriginal Culture is a founding pillar of Canadian society; the ICC builds upon Aboriginal Canadians’ traditions of welcoming others Click here

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Schooling the World 2010: White Man’s Last Burden
This is a must see documentary about the education system we have in place aimed at total erasure and annihilation of Indigenous nations, all nations. This education system is meant to create “workers” to benefit the elite and an economy that destroys and devastate the lands and waters. Click here

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A Look at What Went Wrong With Nutrition North’s Food Subsidy Program Click here