qχeləc, nə́c̓əmat θəɬ kʷθə šxʷqʷeləwən
Many Voices, One Mind
View the categories below to find helpful organizations that work in these fields with links to their websites for more information.
Seabird Island BandPrograms: Aboriginal Head Start, Aboriginal Infant Development Program (AIDP), Daycare, A-Pals, B.E.A.R. Bus, Aboriginal Supported Child Development (ASCD), Parenting Programs, Speech & Language, Infant Massage, and more
Metis Family ServicesPrograms: Family Strengthening Programs (Therapy, Cultural Activities, Rapid Response) and Child Development Programs (Drop-in Support Services, Metis Infant Development Program, Early Years Support, Parenting Programs)
Kwantlen First NationKwantlen translates to ``Tireless Runner``. Following their rich legacy and traditions, they continue to work tirelessly at building a strong sense of community within their traditional territory.
Fraser River Indigenous SocietyPrograms: Story Blanket, Aboriginal Infant Development Program (AIDP), Aboriginal Supported Child Development (ASCD), Indigenous Child and Youth with Support Needs (ICYSN)
FRAFCAPrograms: Awahsuk Aboriginal Headstart Preschool; Aboriginal Infant Development Program (AIDP); Aboriginal Early Child Development (AECD) Outreach; Prenatal & Postnatal Support; Parenting Support Programs; Spirit Bear Child Development Program
FirstVoices An online space for Indigenous communities to share and promote language, oral culture and linguistic history. Language teams work with elders to curate and upload audio recordings, dictionaries, songs and stories. https://www.firstvoices.com/home
An Indigenous subscription box that features award-winning Indigenous content and literature direct to your door step every three months. https://ravenreads.org/
Native Northwest Builds everyday connections to Indigenous cultures. https://www.nativenorthwestselect.ca/
Native Reflections Works with different First Nations across Canada to create new materials that promote Indigenous values. https://nativereflections.ca/
The Sto:lo Gift Shop Indigenous gifts and handmade items https://www.stologiftshop.com/
Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission makes 94 calls to action. Calls to Action
Reclaiming Power and Place The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls - It delivers 231 individual Calls for Justice directed at governments, institutions, social service providers, industries and all Canadians. Calls for Justice
MMIWG2S+ 2021 National Action Plan The 2021 National Action Plan is a first step towards ending all forms of gender and race-based violence. National Action Plan
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples It establishes a universal framework of minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples of the world and it elaborates on existing human rights standards and fundamental freedoms as they apply to the specific situation of indigenous peoples. UNDRIP
Canada's UNDRIP Act This Act provides a roadmap for the Government of Canada and Indigenous peoples to work together to implement the Declaration based on lasting reconciliation, healing, and cooperative relations. Implementing UNDRIP
In Plain Sight Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care Summary Report
National Day of Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day) - September 30th http://www.orangeshirtday.org/
National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21
Aboriginal Infant Development ProgramAboriginal Infant Development Program staff in B.C. works with Aboriginal families to support the healthy growth and development of aboriginal children during their most important early years of life of, newborn up to age 6.
Aboriginal Supported Child Developmentis a provincial program, funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) that is designed to specifically meet the needs of Aboriginal children with special needs.
Child Care Resource & ReferralOffers quality child care referrals, resources and support to all child care providers and families in over 170 communities across the Province of British Columbia.
Aboriginal Head Start Association
The Aboriginal Head Start Association of British Columbia provides support to the Urban AHS sites in BC. We do this in a variety of ways.
Indigenous Ally Toolkit https://reseaumtlnetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Ally_March.pdf