Category Archives: Youth

Canadian Federation of Students -Indigenous Languages Initiative

The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) have taken action in response to recommendation number 16 of the Truth and Reconciliation commission, which “call[s] upon post-secondary institutions to create university and college degree and diploma programs in [Indigenous] languages.” The CFS … Continue reading

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McGill University-Indigenous Student Alliance

The Indigenous Student Alliance was created to provide support for the Indigenous students attending McGill University. The alliance was designed to connect Indigenous ways of knowing with both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people within the community and surrounding area. The goal … Continue reading

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Ionkwa’nikonri:ro Thompson Island Cultural Camp

The Thompson Island Cultural Camp is located on the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation. The Eco-Tourism camp is open to all community members and non-Indigenous people who are interested in learning local cultural knowledge. The camp includes Eco-Cultural Educational activities such as … Continue reading

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#Next150

#Next150 is project that encourages people from all over Canada to participate in a number of challenges. These challenges are used as a tool to educate people on the topic of reconciliation. It is something that promotes the idea of … Continue reading

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First Nations Child and Family Caring Society

FNCFCS has spearheaded the fight to support Indigenous children and families, particularly at the interface of government systems.  They have a number of campaigns, including “I am A Witness” and “Jordan’s Principle”. They invite Canadians of consciousness to stand up … Continue reading

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4 Rs Youth Movement

This movement is a youth-driven that began in 2013 with 14 “founding partners: five national Aboriginal organizations, five national youth-serving organizations, and four foundations” and encourages dialogue between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth and to develop a relationship between our youth.

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Conserving & Protecting Cowichan Fresh Water for a Climate Resilient Future

The Conserving & Protecting Cowichan Fresh Water for a Climate Resilient Future is a 26-month project occurring in Cowichan Bay in British Columbia. It is a volunteer-based community project that is engaging community members of all ages and all cultures … Continue reading

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Our Story Teacher’s Kit

Indigenous Arts and Stories is a writing and art competition for Indigenous youth. They have developed a toolkit mainly to help teachers who are in turn helping Indigenous youth participate in this competition. The toolkit aims to help students discuss … Continue reading

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Active Reconciliation: Katimavik Youth to be Leaders in the Reconciliation Movement in Canada

With its proven track record and its commitment to strengthen relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth, Katimavik proposes to make Canadian young women and men the leaders in active reconciliation for future generations. Katimavik will build on its track record … Continue reading

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New Journeys Website

New Journeys is an online Friendship Centre resource where you will find an online platform for telling and sharing stories pertaining to Indigenous experiences in Canada. New Journeys is also a one-stop mobile and online resource featuring helpful resources, services, and … Continue reading

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