In this section, you will find information on activities and opportunities for youth.

New youth resources

All youth resources

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. Guiding Principles…

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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…

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Amber’s Fire Safety Campaign

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 victim of the March 29, 2016 house fire in Pikangikum First Nation that claimed nine lives, including…

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