Jordan’s Principle

Jordan's Principle ensures all First Nations children can access the products, services and supports they need, when they need them. It can help with a wide range of health, social and educational needs. Jordan's Principle is named in memory of Jordan River Anderson. He was a young boy from Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba. […]

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Virtual Adolescent Parent Day – “Healthy Relationships/Healthy Parenting”

This year, APIN is pleased to have Melissa Brown and Cecil Sveinson present, “Healthy Relationships/Healthy Parenting”. Melissa is an Anishinaabe/Dene registered midwife from Sagkeeng First Nation and the Navajo Nation. She is Co-founder of Zaagi’idiwin, an Indigenous led organization that strives to center Indigenous people as the experts of Maternal Child Health in their communities. Cecil […]

Canada’s Indian Residential School System: A Brief Overview of the Legacy and Intergenerational Effects

One of the most devastating acts of colonization for Indigenous Peoples in Canada was the federal government’s implementation of the Indian Residential School system. For roughly seven generations, nearly every First Nations, Inuit and Metis child in Canada was interned in a residential school, in a futile attempt to assimilate and acculturate Indigenous Peoples into […]

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