Residential schools

Residential schools

Digital stories: intergenerational effects of residential school

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg MB

Documents in six First Nations women’s own words and “digital stories”, their understanding of how they had been impacted by the schools. Digital stories are 2-5 minutes long, using words, pictures and music. From the project: kiskino mâto tapanâsk: Intergenerational Effects on Professional First Nations Women Whose Mothers are Residential School Survivors.

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Available online.

Aboriginal Peoples: healing for a better future

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Nora Underwood
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Briefly relates the history of the residential school system. Introduces the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, explains its mission, lists some of the funded programs, and stresses the length of time it will take to restore community harmony.

Aboriginal Healing Foundation

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Recherche

Forms an organization whose mission is to encourage and support Aboriginal people in building and reinforcing sustainable health processes that address the legacy of physical and sexual abuse in the residential school system, including intergenerational impacts. Forme un organisme qui a pour mandat d'appuyer les peuples autochtones et de les encourager à concevoir, développer et renforcer des démarches de guérison durables qui s'attaquent aux effets des abus sexuels et physiques subis dans les pensionnats, y compris les répercussions intergénérationnelles.

Primary Telephone: 
613-237-4441
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
programs@ahf.ca
Fax Number: 
613-237-4442
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-725-8886
Street Address: 
801-75 Albert St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5E7
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Multiple Email found: "programs@ahf.ca and webmaster@ahf.ca"

North Cariboo Métis Association

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Rural women
Families
Youth
Older women (50+)
Women with disabilities
Low income women
Women and mental health
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Women with addictions
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Counseling
Housing

Our clients are parents mom's and dad's who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential Tenancy issues, Welfare, Disability, poverty, Residential School issues, some clients need referral to the Mental Health, probations, assist clients with paperwork, in addition, accompany clients to appointments with the Ministry as an advocate or a support person.

Primary Telephone: 
250-992-9722
Email Address: 
aspawal@hotmail.com
Fax Number: 
250-992-9721
Street Address: 
7-345 StLaurent Ave
City: 
Quesnel
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V2J 4K6
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