Search Organizations (English): Indian women

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Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council

Works to advance the interests of women of Indian or Inuit ancestry in the Yukon including Status, Non-Status, Indians and Metis. Supports and enforces the Indian Rights of the Status Indian women and the civil and human rights of all native women in the Yukon and Northern B.C. Helps Indian women increase their feeling of adequacy and their sense of responsibility through planning, developing and managing self-help projects. Encourages Indian women to assume a more positive and active part in developing skills to support their people. Promotes and aids in the development and preservation of Indian culture, arts and handicrafts.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada  
http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/
Supports First Nations and Inuit in developing healthy, sustainable communities and in achieving their economic and social aspirations. Delivers services such as education, housing, and community infrastructure to Status Indians on-reserve, and social assistance and social support services to residents on-reserve. (See Details)
Two Spirited People of the First Nations (TPFN)  
http://www.2spirits.com
Provides emotional, cultural, educational and outreach activities. Provides educational and preventative programs and services. (See Details)
Bigstone Cree Nation Women's Emergency Shelter
Provides safe and secure accommodation for women and children who are experiencing violence. Offers programs and services to work toward change and peace. Provides one on one counselling and support, group activities and children's services for shelter clients.
Ermineskin Women's Shelter
A Native women's shelter established to provide services to abused women and their children and other women who live on reserve or in surrounding areas where there are no other services on a 24-hour basis.
Paspew House, Mikisew Cree First Nation
Provides a safe place for women escaping domestic violence. Offers public educational programs on relationship prevention in family violence. Offers 24 hour crisis line for the community.
Rocky Native Friendship Centre Society: Women's Group
Improves the quality of life for urban aboriginal people. In addition to the Women's Group, also provides services for men, youth and families.
Native Women's Association of Canada  
http://www.nwac-hq.org
Works to enhance, promote and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Métis women with First Nations and Canadian societies. Addresses the following issues: the Indian Act, the constitution, family violence, HIV/AIDS, justice, health-related issues, child welfare, and Aboriginal rights. (See Details)
National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization  
http://www.niichro.com/
Works to upgrade the quality of health care of Indian and Inuit people to the standard of health enjoyed by the rest of the population of Canada. (See Details)
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs  
http://www.manitobachiefs.com/
Provides a forum for discussion, coordination and consensus building and is intended to be comprehensive in terms of scope of issues and the integration of political and technical institutions of First Nations in Manitoba. (See Details)