Search Organizations (English): Aboriginal women

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Women's Circle
Discusses empowerment, cultural and traditional issues, roles and rights of Aboriginal women and responsibilities of Aboriginal women.
Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre - Anderson Neighbourhood Site
Maintains a resource centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant preventive and supportive programs and services for Aboriginal families.
Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg
Provides holistic services to the Aboriginal community of Winnipeg. Programs include: Head Start, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects Education Program, Abinotci Mino-Ayawin (Children's Healing), Healthy Child Program, Medicine Wheel Awareness Workshop and a Men's Healing and Wellness Program.
Quebec Native Women Inc  
http://www.faq-qnw.org
Acts as a spokesperson in order to make known the needs and priorities of their members especially those concerning the issues of equality, rights and justice. (See Details)
Visions Centre of Innovation  
http://www.visions.ab.ca/
Visions is a Centre of Innovation committed to developing and communicating a deeper understanding of Aboriginal population health. Aboriginal identity, traditions, culture and relationship patterns are integrated in the Visions mandate. Visions strives to build and maintain effective partnerships with Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal communities through..... 1) health promotion - technical and organizational support for national, regional and local health promotion initiatives directed toward Aboriginal People; 2) health innovation research and evaluation - applied research related to Aboriginal population health and related "best practices"; 3) information sharing and networking - using technology and conventional means to facilitate effective communication, skills development and knowledge transfer among community-based service providers. (See Details)
Canadian Indigenous Women's Resource Institute
Raises awareness and educates non-native people regarding issues facing visible minorities, specifically aboriginal people, and stresses how this knowledge can benefit society as a whole. Develops and presents workshops, seminars, and educational forums specifically targetting Indigenous women and relevant issues, including healing circles and spiritual counselling. Provides and promotes mental, physical, spiritual and emotional healing through native spirituality.
First Nations Breast Cancer Society  
http://www.fnbreastcancer.bc.ca/
Offers support and education to aboriginal women who have breast cancer. Website includes instructions on how to order breast self-examination and breast cancer awareness videos and how to contact healing circles in British Columbia. (See Details)
Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women  
http://www.iaaw.ca/
Promotes positive attitudes towards aboriginal women. Promotes aboriginal women and their particular field of expertise and ability. Addresses issues of concern at the local, provincial, federal and international levels. Encourages the participation of Indigenous people, including women, in any forums dealing with Indigenous human rights. (See Details)
Sunrise Native Addictions Services
Assists individuals and families affected by addictions by providing education, prevention treatment and support. Offers Women's programs including Weekly Women's Group, Weekly Sharing Circle and E.A.G.L.E. (Ending Aggression Group Living Empowered) Circle.
SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective  
http://www.sistersong.net/
Works to educate women of color and policy makers on reproductive and sexual health and rights, and towards the access of health services, information and resources that are culturally and linguistically appropriate. (See Details)