Tag: Education

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First Nations Child and Family Caring Society

Using a reconciliation framework that respectfully engages First Nation and non-Aboriginal peoples, the Caring Society provides high quality resources to support First Nations communities to empower children, youth and families. The award-winning Caring Society is proud to work with our partners in Canada and around the world to promote the rights of Indigenous children, youth and families.

Fair funding for first nations schools

Untold Reality

End the Gap – Fair Funding for First Nations Schools

February 2016

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Information fact sheet on funding inequalities between provincial and First Nations schools

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Canadian Friends Service Committee (at quakerservice.ca)

Quaker Peace Testimony is based on our belief that there is that of God in everyone. We cannot have peace without justice. QAAC believes Aboriginal Peoples in Canada do not have justice. The Quaker Aboriginal Affairs Committee believes that Friends need to develop and nurture relationships of trust and mutual respect between ourselves, others in Canada, and the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada.

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Shannen’s Dream (at fncfcs.com)

Shannen Koostachin of Attawapiskat First Nation had a dream – safe and comfy schools and culturally based education for First Nations children and youth. She worked tirelessly to try to convince the federal government to give First Nations children a proper education before tragically passing away at the age of 15 years old in 2010. Now it is our turn to carry her dream forward.

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First Nations Education Council
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Myth

Myth: First Nations Get Free Education

January 2013

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