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Indigenous Child & Family Services Directors News: National Day for Truth & Reconciliation September 30, 2021

For many of us, September is the most difficult month, the month when our children left—when they were ripped away and sent to residential school.  On …

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For Love documentary leaves viewers with a Message of Hope

The Indigenous Child and Family Service Directors congratulate our Chair Mary Teegee on the premiere of her new feature length documentary For Love to mark …

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A huge win for children

On the eve of the first National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, the Federal Court has ruled in favour of First Nations children and families and …

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Government of Canada going to court to resist fulfilling its obligations to Indigenous children and families

On the eve of the first National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, the Government of Canada is once again going to court to resist fulfilling its …

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Indigenous Child & Family Services Directors congratulates Cowessess First Nation on signing the first Coordination Agreement in Canada

The Indigenous Child & Family Services Directors offer our heartfelt congratulations to Cowessess First Nation, which has signed the first Coordination …

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Canada Day – How do I celebrate? Mary Teegee Opinion

What Do I Do on Canada Day??? I am not Canadian. I am Gitxsan and Carrier from the Takla Nation. My flag is the Wolf and my anthem is my clan song. I …

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Indigenous Child & Family Services Directors welcomes BC Ombudsperson’s Report – Loss of Connection has Pushed Indigenous Child & Youth Mental Health to a Crisis Point

The Indigenous Child & Family Services Directors welcomes the Ombudsperson’s report on separate confinement in youth custody. We are distressed but not …

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Indigenous Child & Family Services Directors urge Trudeau Government to STOP FIGHTING INDIGENOUS CHILDREN and RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS

The Indigenous Child & Family Services Directors call on the Trudeau Government to accept the will of Parliament and take urgent action to: Stop …

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