Child Welfare

Pushing forward: a reflection on 2014

GC Peters - 2014 - Square
As 2014 winds down and comes to a close, I have been reflecting on the incredible amount of progress Indigenous peoples have made this year in several high-impact areas. From education, to child welfare, to treaty work, our communities have spent this year exercising their jurisdiction in more and more formidable ways. This year we saw the completion of a precedent-setting human rights tribunal...
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Child Welfare Forum in London explores key issues facing First Nations kids

Chief at Child Welfare Forum
The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians hosted a two-day Child Welfare forum in London on December 2-3. The forum explored many issues facing First Nations children in regards to Child Welfare including: jurisdictional disputes between First Nations and the Province, recent human rights complaints, and international child welfare law. The forum was attended by elected Councils and Child Wel...
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First Nations organization to host Child Welfare Forum in London

MEDIA ADVISORY | The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) will be hosting a two-day forum on Child Welfare in London on December 2-3. This forum will explore issues surrounding jurisdictional disputes between First Nations and the Province Ontario, recent human rights complaints, and international child welfare law. The forum will be attended by elected councils and Child Welfare admi...
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Equal Services for First Nations Kids: Human Rights Tribunal to Hear Closing Remarks After 7 Years

Seven years ago, two organizations representing First Nations in Canada launched a human rights discrimination complaint against the federal government arguing flawed and inequitable services for First Nations children. During the week of October 20-24, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal will finally hear the closing arguments for this case. The original complaint was filed jointly in 2007 by t...
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