Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS)

IRSSS is a provincial organization with a 20-year history of healing the wounds caused by the residential school system. In its early years, the Society’s focus was helping survivors bring legal claims for residential school abuses. More recently, the Society has also been assisting the descendants of survivors and implementing education measures in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities.

Phone: 604.985.4464

Punky Lake Wilderness Camp Society

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PLWCS is located in Tsilhqot’in territory in Williams Lake, BC. It offers a variety of recreational programs for youth that emphasize traditional values and practices, including wilderness camping, competitive sports, archery, drumming, and art camp. PLWCS can also bring programs to communities upon request or collaborate with other organizations on program planning.

First Nations Drum

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First Nations Drum is Canada’s largest Aboriginal newspaper, reaching communities all across the country. It is designed to inform and entertain readers while strengthening understanding between Native and non-Natives. The newspaper focuses on information relevant to Native communities and lifestyles, including politics, culture, sports, and profiles of Native-run businesses.