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Tag : Indigenous Peoples

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Indigenous Peoples"

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Honouring the past, Building bridges to the future

Posted by: Richard Webster August 9, 2013

August 9 is International Day of Indigenous Peoples. This growing generation of young Aboriginal children must now, more than ever, know their rights. Read more »

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Celebrating International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Posted by: Marv Bernstein August 9, 2012

A Perfect Union of indigenous Children’s Universal Human Rights and Inuit Societal Values in Nunavut is Cause for Celebration. Read more »

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National Aboriginal Day

Posted by: Marv Bernstein June 21, 2012

Happy National Aboriginal Day from your friends at UNICEF Canada! Read more »

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Landmark Ruling for First Nations Children

Posted by: Lisa Wolff April 23, 2012

First Nations groups and other children’s advocates are calling yesterday’s federal court ruling an important development toward equality for Aboriginal children living on reserves. Read more »

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Turning Paper into Water

Posted by: Lisa Wolff March 22, 2012

Lisa Wolff is our Director of Advocacy and Education. What she has to share with us in this post may shock you. While most of us take for granted that safe clean water flows out of our taps on demand, far too many of Canada’s First Nations children lack this basic right. The good news on the eve of World Water Day 2012, is that we can lend our support to a new bill currently winding its way through Parliament, and help make sure the funds are there to give it teeth. Read more »

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Children should come first in Attawapiskat

Posted by: Lisa Wolff December 8, 2011

It’s been weeks since the unacceptable living conditions in Attawapiskat hurled this northern community into the national spotlight. As a very public blame game unfolds we must remember that the children in Attawapiskat are also Canada’s children. Read more »

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