Parents & Students

In this section, you will find information related to schools, teaching and education.

Resources for Parents

Choose Life

NAN advocated for and developed Choose Life to ensure that no First Nation community would be denied programming funding that promotes the mental, emotional, and behavioral well-being of youth. Choose Life provides immediate funding relief for youth at risk of suicide by fast-tracking proposals for group child and youth mental health prevention programs/services. Database of…

NAN Housing Strategy

Across Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) the ongoing shortage and inadequacy of housing is negatively impacting individual and community well-being. The ongoing First Nations housing crisis has developed out of decades of inappropriate intervention. In 2014, the 49 NAN Chiefs in Assembly declared a Collective Housing Emergency through Resolution 14/40. In 2017, the NAN Infrastructure Summit…

Seven Youth Inquest Jury Recommendations

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and other parties have released their Year 4 progress reports on jury recommendations on the fourth anniversary of the conclusion of the joint inquest into the deaths of seven NAN youth in Thunder Bay. The Seven Youth Inquest examined the deaths of Jethro Anderson (2000), Curran Strang (2005), Paul Panacheese (2006), Robyn…

Amber’s Fire Safety Campaign

New! 2021 Amber’s Fire Safety Update Report Click here to read 2021 Amber’s Fire Safety Update Report Amber’s Fire Safety Campaign was endorsed by Chiefs-in-Assembly in May 2016 to promote fire safety and awareness in all NAN First Nations. The campaign is named in memory Amber Strang, an infant just five months old, the youngest…