The First Nations Information Connection provides a free online database on topics relating to First Nations communities.
Indian Residential Schools
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 Promising Practices in Aboriginal Education website links visitors to educational resources that have been developed to explore Aboriginal culture from early childhood to professional development. The website includes promising practices to support education within Aboriginal communities and taking place across Canada, as well as documents about current issues facing Aboriginal communities.
The Legacy of Hope website offers various resources which discuss the history and legacy of the residential school system, as well as promising community-based practices for healing.
The Aboriginal Healing Foundation provides resources discussing the effects of residential schools and community-led healing practices that have been developed by Aboriginal Peoples.
The Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative offers information on its education initiative, the need for this work ,and current initiatives under way to assist in bridging the gap between educational outcomes between Aboriginal Peoples and Non-Aboriginal Peoples. These initiatives include the Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Program, Accounting Mentorship Program, We Stand Together Campaign, Model Schools Project, and Promising Practices in Aboriginal Education website.
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.