Thunderbird Partnership Foundation


Substance use issues continue to be a priority concern for First Nations people in Canada.

Culture and Resiliency

Many people find resiliency for their wellness, grounded in culture, language, ceremony and Indigenous Knowledge, supported by nurturing relationships with land, family and community.

Culture as Foundation

Culture is expressed in different ways by different Indigenous Peoples. However, there are common foundational beliefs and concepts that support a unified definition of Indigenous culture. There are primary concepts of the Indigenous worldview…