Who are Indigenous Peoples in Canada?
What is the right term to use, Indigenous or Aboriginal?
How can I participate in reconciliation?

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Answers to common basic questions about Indigenous cultures.

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First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in Canada.

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    Other Initiatives

    Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

    The national voice protecting and advancing the rights and interests of Inuit in Canada.

    We Matter

    We Matter is a place Indigenous youth can turn to for an uplift, for positive support, or for a reminder that you matter.

    New Journeys

    An online platform for telling and sharing stories pertaining to Indigenous experiences in Canada.


    A research network of urban Aboriginal communities, policy makers and academics, engaging in community driven research with the goal of contributing to a better quality of life for urban Aboriginal people.

    MMIW Ontario

    Providing information, tools, guides and kits to help family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women.

    Breaking Through

    An arts-based research project to examine violence against Aboriginal women.

    Talk 4 Healing

    A free & culturally safe telephone help line for Aboriginal Women living in Northern Ontario.


    A campaign to raise awareness about the signs of woman abuse, so that people who are close to an at-risk woman or abusive man can provide support.

    Ontario’s Family Information Liaison Units

    Dedicated supports for family members of Indigenous women and girls who are going through the loss of a loved one.