Cultural Competency

Practice Point

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May

“Millennium Scoop” Class Action Launched; Three Weeks Left to Apply for Indian Day School Compensation

CHEYENNE STONECHILD FIRST PRESENTED at CLEBC’s Access to Justice for Children Conference seven years ago, when she was 17 years old and just leaving foster care.

22
Apr

New Online Writing Guide for Indigenous Content

MORE THAN FOUR YEARS HAVE PASSED since publication of the groundbreaking Elements of Indigenous Style by the late Gregory Younging of  Opaskwayak Cree Nation, who was the publisher of Theytus Books, the first Indigenous-owned publishing house in Canada.

22
Apr

Directives from BC AG on Civil Litigation involving Indigenous Peoples

TWENTY NEW LITIGATION DIRECTIVES for civil matters involving Indigenous Peoples in BC are set out in detail on the Government of BC website.

31
Mar

National Indigenous Languages Day: Online Resources

A selection of online resources as Canada marks National Indigenous Languages Day.

26
Nov

Nlaka’pamux Communities Prepare for New Normal

“IN MANY WAYS, WE’VE ALREADY BEEN TAUGHT to prepare,” said Lennard Joe, Emergency Operations Manager for the Nlaka’pamux Health Services Society.

19
Nov

Semá:th Lake History

OUR HEARTS AND MINDS ARE WITH THE PEOPLE AND ANIMALS displaced by slides and flooding throughout the province. We express our support for all other communities feeling the impact of these events, and we send wishes for safety for all.

20
Oct

WATCH FOR FREE ‘TIL OCTOBER 24: FILM ON SERVICES FOR FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN | Federal Court Denies Canada’s Request to Set Aside Human Rights Tribunal Decisions

IN HONOUR OF JORDAN RIVER ANDERSON’S BIRTHDAY this Friday, October 22, the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada is sharing its first film, Spirit Bear and Children Make History, for free until Sunday, October 24. The film is intended for all ages.

5
Oct

Make a Will, Even If It’s Still Difficult

A FIRST NATIONS PERSON WHO ORDINARILY LIVES ON A RESERVE OR CROWN LANDS should, like every British Columbian, think about making a will.

8
Sep

Researching Decolonization and Racism

THE DECOLONIZATION AND RACISM RESEARCH GUIDE, launched in May 2021 by the Xwi7xwa Library at UBC, takes its place among a rich collection of Xwi7xwa research guides.

8
Sep

Self-Government by Inherent Right

THE TRANSITIONAL GOVERNANCE PROGRAM is offered by the Centre for First Nations Governance, which is “a non-profit organization that supports First Nations as they transition from the Indian Act to inherent right governance.

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