On today’s episode, we’re going to explore life promotion & suicide prevention. Indigenous people in Canada die by suicide at a rate three times the national rate. The rate of suicide among young First Nations is six times higher. Thunderbird has been working with youth to develop a response to suicide, mental wellness and substance […]
Today’s episode is all about language – its connection to our mental, emotional, spiritual & physical wellness. For more than 50 years, Dr. Williams of the Lil’wat First Nation has been an Indigenous educator and language specialist. A survivor of Residential Schools, she has worked from the grass-roots to the national levels helping Indigenous peoples […]
We have the following job opportunities available: Addictions Program Coordinator Administrative Assistant – Communications Bilingual Translator Communications Manager Epidemiologist Facilitator Coach – Navigator Human Resources Assistant Information Technology Specialist Partnerships & Policy Administrative Assistant Privacy/Security Officer Project Coordinator Trainer Training Curriculum Developer Please scroll down to see detailed job descriptions for each position. […]
Are you a creative, policy-curious Indigenous youth (between the ages 18-29)? Are you ready to take on a new challenge to learn new skills to advance your advocacy work? If so this is the place for you! Across two weekends, youth from coast-to-coast-to-coast will collaborate in teams to unpack a policy case study on focusing […]
FPWC is looking for a skilled individual with a background in Communications to join our team.
We are happy to announce we have an upcoming webinar under our FPWC Learning Circle, our guest speaker is Norma Rabbitskin. Attached is the poster, bio and summary of the webinar for next week. Please register by Tuesday, May 10th, 2022. You will automatically receive a zoom link confirmation please add this to your calendar, […]
Feb 13, 2022 | Issue 113, Future of Innovation By Kathy Stackelberg, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation (Photos courtesy of the Wanaki Centre) The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way First Nations residential treatment centres across Canada offer services, with significant innovations developed from the beginning. The centres are funded by the National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program […]
The Dene Nation is recruiting addictions personal, especially those with harm reduction training, for a new Wellness Camp in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The camp has just received approval to serve the homeless community in Yellowknife. The camp is located just outside of Yellowknife. For more information, see the attached approved proposal that describes the program. If you’re […]