3rd World Canada is a production and an initiative created by Andree Cazabon. The film and the website explain the conditions in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation in Northern Ontario and how the conditions on this reserve are that of a third world country. The film is available for purchase on the website and it includes other information, such as Production Cazabon's past trips North and opportunities for citizens to pay to attend week-long sessions on the reserve.
The Native Women's Association of Canada strives to better the lives of Indigenous women, girls and their families through advocacy and policy work. Some of their main areas of interest are: education, health, justice, violence protection and human rights. Their website explains the issues within each area - for example, the high numbers of Aboriginal women in prison is listed under justice. They provide documents and resources on how change can be achieved.
The First Nations Information Connection provides a free online database on topics relating to First Nations communities.
The website of the Assembly of First Nations provides informative links to policy areas, resolutions, news and media, and AFN's stance on issues/changes affecting First Nations peoples. This site provides useful information in regard to Aboriginal human rights recognized internationally by the UN and nationally by Canada. It also offers an overview on the AFN Youth Council and its work in social development, the National Youth Summit, Tri-Council, and Forums.
The Social Action Project: Canadian Aboriginal Children's Rights provides links to lesson plans designed for grade six students. The aim of these lesson plans is for the students to gain a better understanding of the challenges faced by Aboriginal Children and to learn of ways to promote social justice for others. This website also provides many other resources for bringing social justice and concerns of environmental sustainability into the classroom and inspire student to become engaged citizens.
The National Association of Friendship Centres provides a search function to locate a Friendship centre near you and opportunities for Aboriginal Youth to have their voice heard as part of Aboriginal Youth Council. The association offers resources through New Journeys for those needing service to aid in their transition to Canadian cities. There are also links to reports by the Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network, as well as publications and policy initiatives from the National Association of Friendship Centres.
The Human Rights Handbook for First Nations is for people who work for First Nations governing bodies to understand and address human rights challenges in their communities. This handbook briefly summarizes which employers/service providers are likely to be regulated by the federal government. It also provides quick facts, media coverage, publications, a toolkit for developing community-based resolution processes, and a guide for understanding the Canadian Human Rights act in Cree, French, Inuktitut and Ojibwe.
The paper Aboriginal Children: Human Rights as a Lens to Break the Intergenerational Legacy of Residential Schools discusses the historical context influencing Aboriginal children's wellbeing today and the ways a rights perspective can assist in creating equality for Aboriginal children and families.