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Strong Cultures, Strong Territory: GNWT Culture and Heritage Strategic Framework 2015-2025

Publisher/Sponsor: Northwest Territories, Government
The purpose of the GNWT Culture and Heritage Strategic Framework (Framework) is to identify the GNWT’s culture and heritage vision, goals and priorities until 2025. With these defined, GNWT departments are better able to coordinate and align their existing culture and heritage work, and to ensure that future decisions recognize the powerful link between culture and heritage and a strong territory.

Volunteer Support Initiative / Youth Ambassador program

Publisher/Sponsor: Northwest Territories Municipal and Community Affairs
This site provides various documents related to the Volunteer Support Initiative, which was launched in 2012, and its Youth Ambassador program.

"Sport is community": Urban Indigenous peoples' meanings of community within sport

Publisher/Sponsor: Alberta Centre for Active Living
Sport and community are often interconnected, yet little is understood about community within the context of sport for Indigenous youth. Understanding community is important to be able to enhance sport opportunities for Indigenous youth. A study was undertaken with Edmonton-based Indigenous youth and adults to examine the meaning of community within the context of sport. Key findings and implications for practice are provided.

The Role of Sport and Recreation in Reconciliation

Chief Littlechild, a TRC Commissioner, speaks to the important role that sport and recreation play in order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation. Participants learn how five specific calls to action directly related to sport and recreation identified in The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action came to be, about Chief Littlechild’s own experiences in the residential school system, and how we all have an important role to play in reconciliation. Presentation from the 2016 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop

Reconciliation after Truth

Publisher/Sponsor: Alberta Health Services
Reconciliation is an ongoing and individual collective process that needs commitment from not only Indigenous peoples but all Canadians affected by the colonial policies in our history. This session explores what that means, what now - and how? and looks at answers to these and other questions related to the reconciliation. Presentation from the 2016 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop

Workshop to Facilitate the Flow and Exchange of Research Knowledge - Aboriginal Sport and Recreation

Publisher/Sponsor: University of Alberta
Co-Presenters: Tara-Leigh McHugh & Elizabeth HalpennyThe focus of this workshop was to synthesize and communicate existing research knowledge about sport and recreation specific to Aboriginal Youth. This workshop was targeted at engaging all practitioners, researchers, and knowledge users interested in enhancing sport and recreation opportunities for Aboriginal youth. Presentation from the 2016 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop

Attending to the Personal in Recreation Programming: Exploration of recreation workers’ lives - relation to Indigenous peoples

Publisher/Sponsor: University of Alberta
This presentation explores how recreation practitioners negotiate their personal practical knowledge as they facilitate programs for marginalized and Indigenous peoples. If we are interested in a holistic and respectful practice of recreation programming with Indigenous peoples it is essential that we attend to both the stories of the participants and practitioners involved to understand how programs are co-composed together in the living out of programs in the field. Presentation from the 2016 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop

Challenges and Opportunities in First Nation Communities and the National Recreation Vision

Publisher/Sponsor: Indigenous Sport Council of Alberta
Co-Presenters: Ted Hodgson, Wayne Page and Janet Naclia The Indigenous Sport Council (Alberta) is the recognized provincial sport governing body that represents all Indigenous youth and families in Alberta. Included within its mandate is encouraging, fostering and developing emotional, mental, spiritual and physical well–being of Indigenous Youth. With this in mind, how can the National Recreation Vision be achieved throughout First Nation communities? Is the Vision achievable and realistic within these communities? What is meant by everyone and accessible? This session will provide an opportunity to identify challenges that exist within communities – real versus perceived. How might these challenges be addressed? Where have programs been successful and what has contributed to success? Presentation from the 2016 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop

Resources Booklet: Spring-Summer 2017

Publisher/Sponsor: National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
This resource booklet provides an overview of the activities, mandate and publications of the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH). It has been designed as a quick glance at over 150 knowledge resources, including fact sheets, reports, DVDs, reviews and social media links, available on the NCCAH website within the four main areas of NCCAH’s work.

Citizen Series Online Webinars: 1) Nothing About Us Without Us; 2) Growing up Northern: Raising Healthy Children, Families and Communities

Online webinars, each approx hours. The Citizens Series’ webinars invite dialogue from northern communities on specific topics that are critical to improving the health outcomes of northern people, recognizing that community and civic involvement is a cornerstone to healthy people and populations. Webinar 1 discusses the promises and perils of community engagement, practical tools, approaches and real-life examples from northern communities. Webinar 2 on raising healthy children, families and communities focuses on real-life examples from northern communities.

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