The British Columbia Teachers Association promotes education for decolonization and advocates for social change by addressing the BCTF's Aboriginal education initiatives, focusing on enhancement agreements, employment equity, racism, and colonizations.
The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health, located at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, BC, supports First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in realizing their public health goals and reducing the health inequities that currently exist for Aboriginal populations in Canada. Established in 2005, the centre uses a coordinated, holistic and comprehensive approach to the inclusion of Aboriginal peoples in the public health system, guided by a respect for Indigenous knowledge and for cultural, geographic and historical diversity.
The National Aboriginal Health Organization is a knowledge based organization that excels in the advancement and promotion of health and well-being of all First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals, families and communities.
The First Nations Health Council was created following the negotiating and signing of a series of agreements between First Nations, Canada and British Columbia. The Transformative Change Accord, signed in 2005, committed the signatories (First Nations, Canada and BC) to establish a new relationship based on mutual respect and recognition and to close the social and economic gaps between First Nations and other British Columbians in several areas of health.
Aboriginal non-profit network mandated to support Aboriginal and Indigenous peoples facing similar issues, such as land claims, treaty negotiations and resource development, with common tools, such as traditional use studies, GIS mapping and other information systems.
Research unit developing and maintaining a unit that integrates traditional knowledge, cultural values, aquatic ecology, and understanding of fish biology and physiology in order to effectively implement tools for the benefit of Indigenous people’s resource management.
Supports survivors in resolving residential school claims in court, advocates for adequate health support for former IRS students and their communities, and supports the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in accessing necessary information and resources.
An international non-profit organization that maintains a network of support for indigenous programs, provides culturally relevant programming and services, encourages collaboration among tribal and non-tribal cultural institutions, and articulates contemporary issues related to developing and sustaining the cultural sovereignty of Native Nations.
Represents thirty-four Métis Chartered Communities in British Columbia and is mandated to develop and enhance opportunities for Métis communities by implementing culturally relevant social and economic programs and services.
Offers training programs to help foster a deeper understanding of Indigenous perspectives and cultural differences, and to build relationships, including a certified Aboriginal Social Work Training Program.
"Our mission is to provide, promote and preserve the advancement of Professional Indian Rodeo by empowering families, youth and communities through positive role modeling, educational opportunities, competition, culture and tradition."