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Forest Peoples Programme  
http://forestpeoples.gn.apc.org/
Forms an organization that supports forest peoples’ rights to determine their own futures, to control the use of their lands and to carry out sustainable use of their resources. Provides technical, fund-raising, capacity-building and policy advice to local forest communities and indigenous peoples, and works closely with the International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests. Carries out research, analysis, and advocacy to ensure that the rights of forest peoples are central to the development of policy at national and international level. Publishes authoritative studies on the situation of forest peoples, in English, French and Spanish. (See Details)
The Aboriginal Circle of Life and Wellspring Cancer Support Group
Meets with other members of the aboriginal community who are dealing with cancer and their loved ones. Shares feelings and worries. Teaches members on ways to cope with stress, access help in the community and take part in aboriginal customs and traditions. Professionally facilitated.
Peyakowak (We Are Alone) Committee Inc.
Provides healing from the effects of family violence using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of victims, children, offenders, their extended families, and the Kokums and Mushooms who are caught up in the cycle of family violence. Targets Aboriginal people who are experiencing problems with family violence as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are seeking support. Offers: in-home counselling sessions for individuals and groups, with the victim, children and the perpetrator; working as a team with staff and Elders; advocating for clients; developing a network with other agencies to help with the exchange of referrals; educational workshops about topics such as spouse abuse and enhancing parenting skills; and intensive support groups for Elders, men, women, children and adolescents.
Circle Project Association Inc.
Provides a family violence program in Regina that supports the well-being of families and strengthens at-risk Aboriginal families that are dealing with the trauma of family violence. Also supports non-Aboriginal people who are in crisis and seeking support. Offers: outreach and home visits; men's and women’s healing circles using traditional Aboriginal models; assessing clients’ needs and providing individual and group counselling; referring clients to other resources when necessary; and holding workshops and seminars about family violence for clients and for the community.
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health  
http://www.wabano.com
Forms a health centre whose mandate is to prevent ill health, treat illness, and provide support and aftercare programming. Services are offered in a culturally sensitive way that welcomes, accepts and represents all Aboriginal peoples. A satellite health centre is provided for the Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation community at Golden Lake. Offers an integrated, holistic approach to health encompassing physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of well-being. (See Details)
The Aboriginal Circle of Life Diabetes Support Group
Provides peer support for Aboriginal people with diabetes. Also provides educational support in the self-management of diabetes.
2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations  
http://www.2spirits.com/

A non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto. The 2-Spirits organization's programs and services includes: HIV/AIDS education, outreach, prevention, and support and counselling for 2-spirited people and others living and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation  
http://www.nnapf.org/home

NNAPF is committed to facilitate a process to empower First Nations and Inuit in developing their capacity to address addictions and related issues.

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Laichwiltach Family Life Society  
http://www.lfls.ca

Strives to empower and promote healing in our communities from a First nations perspective for all people of Native ancestry in Unity.

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