Supporting Indigenous Women & Girls

Calls for Justice – Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (2019)

Canada, The Perpetrator: The Legacy of Systemic Violence and the Contemporary Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls – Indiana University (2018)

Illuminating Service Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for First Nations Children and Youth in B.C., 2015 to 2017 – Representative for Children and Youth (2020)

In Plain Site: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care – Addressing Racism Review Summary Report (2020)

Knowing Your Rights Toolkit: Sexual and Reproductive Health – Native Women’s Association of Canada (2020)

Sexual Assault: Indigenous Women’s Experiences of Not Being Believed by the Police – Jodie Murphy-Oikonen, Lori Chambers, Karen McQueen, Alexa Hiebert and Ainsley Miller (2021)

Trafficking of Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada – Native Women’s Association of Canada (2018)

You Are Not Alone: a Toolkit for Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people escaping domestic violence – Native Women’s Association of Canada (2018)

Harm Reduction

Wisdom of the Elders – Guidance from the Community: A Tailored Approach to Indigenize Harm Reduction – Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness (2018)


First Nation’s Housing Strategy – Indigenous Women, Girls, and LBGTQ2S: Engaging a National Framework for Housing Policy Final Report – Native Women’s Association of Canada (2018)

Indigenizing Housing: A Guide to Providing Culturally-Appropriate Housing for Aboriginal Communities in British Columbia – Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) (2015)

Cultural Safety

What is Indigenous Cultural Safety—and Why Should I Care About It? – Visions Journal (2016)


Ally Bill of Rights – Dr. Lynn Gehl, Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe

Indigenous Ally Toolkit – Reseau Network (2019)

Visual Policy Analysis: Developing Policies to Address Anti-Indigenous Racism – Cassyex Consulting (2020)

Whose Land? – BOLD Realities, TakingITGlobal, and Canadian Roots Exchange

Useful Websites

Aboriginal Housing Management Association

BC Association of Friendship Centres

Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of BC

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