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  • March « 2011 « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    distorted stereotypes of any non white group Canada s urban natives who now comprise half of all Métis first nations and Inuit feel they are viewed negatively by the larger society even as they display a high level of tolerance for other cultures What is even more striking is that according to a study by Environics Institute many non aboriginals recognize their comic book characterization of natives and acknowledge that

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  • February « 2011 « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    who have many troubles have star crossed lives Certainly the description applies to Canada s aboriginal peoples But this year may be different The powerful influences in aboriginal matters are all lined up The federal government national and regional aboriginal leaders and a large segment of the aboriginal population all agree education should be the priority for aboriginal people in 2011 Read more News Archives October 2011 June 2011 March

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  • June « 2010 « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    Issue No 27 Summer Fall 2010 In April Environics Institute released an ambitious study of urban Aboriginals across Canada in which I played a small role as one of 20 members of the advisory circle Widely quoted in the national media in the days that followed release was this two sentence summary by the study s project manager Ginger Gosnell Myers When urban Aboriginal peoples are researched it s often about problems like homelessness and sexual exploitation There are hundreds of thousands of us living in cities and there are a lot of positive things happening in our communities it s not all crises That sums it up nicely She is not saying that urban Aboriginals have abandoned their heritage overall 77 per cent said they are very proud to be Aboriginal But 71 per cent consider the city in which they live to be home and 65 per cent like living in their city a lot Only 22 per cent plan to go back to their community of origin as opposed to 50 per cent who intend to stay the remainder have yet to decide Read more News Archives October 2011 June 2011 March 2011 February 2011 June 2010

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  • May « 2010 « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    the important relationships in your life to people places even to organizations and institutions where would the federal government rank For most of us the government would not even make the list And yet when it comes to the circumstances and opportunities of first nations Métis and Inuit peoples many Canadians assume aboriginal leaders and the federal government are the only ones with a role to play Read more News

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  • April « 2010 « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    in Canada has found more than half support the idea of creating a separate justice system In Calgary that trend also holds true with some 54 per cent of those surveyed saying they are in favour of a different system for natives The survey was conducted by Environics and covered a vast swath of issues including education work and justice Read more News Archives October 2011 June 2011 March 2011

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  • Site Map « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    Release of the Vancouver report for the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study Release of the Thunder Bay results for the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study Release of the Edmonton specific results for the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study Release of the Regina specific results for the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study Release of the Toronto specific results for the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study Sharing what we heard Sharing what you told us Indigenous Experience

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  • Exploratory Conversations « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    country to have in person conversations with a diverse range of people engaged with Aboriginal issues His discussions included entrepreneurs educators and activists academics both Aboriginal and non Aboriginal authors chiefs and policy experts from across the political spectrum Although the research project remained unformed a loose network of people who were supportive of the concept began to take shape This group included Caroline Krause of the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia Calvin Helin a lawyer and author of Dances with Dependency and Roberta Jamieson President and CEO of the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Over time this group grew to include 20 people and was formalized as the UAPS Advisory Circle It was clear to the Environics Institute and the Advisory Circle that some kind of research with First Nations Métis and Inuit people living in Canadian cities was timely and important The next steps were to develop a sound methodology reach out to prospective partners such as universities and Friendship Centres and to raise the money to make such an ambitious study possible previous more Share The UAPS Story The Journey Begins Exploratory Conversations Money and Methodology Inviting Openness The Findings Emerge What the Data

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  • Inviting Openness: Thoughtful Questions, Aboriginal Interviewers, Face to Face Conversations « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    the social sciences were hired and trained to carry out the hundreds of interviews that constitute the UAPS In each city a project coordinator in most cases an Aboriginal person was hired to manage the interviewers connect with local Aboriginal organizations and communicate with Gosnell Myers and her fellow coordinator Vina Wolf By training and supporting mainly Aboriginal interviewers and city coordinators the Environics Institute added a significant element of local capacity building to the study It also made participants feel more comfortable sharing their perspectives I actually wasn t worried about getting the data says Noella Steinhauer I knew that if Aboriginal people were doing the interviews and leading the research in the cities our people would talk to them Evelyn Peters agrees The coordinators approached people in a way that was respectful I m not surprised that people took the opportunity They probably saw that this was a chance to say something not only to the rest of Canada but also to other Aboriginal peoples Many UAPS advisors believe that a second reason for respondents candour was that the interviews were conducted in person not over the telephone as is standard practice for most national research initiatives The decision to conduct the interviews face to face was a crucial one for the UAPS Looking back some Advisory Circle members see this as a make or break moment for the study When the Environics Institute team arrived at The Forks for the first full Advisory Circle meeting they presented their plan to survey urban Aboriginal peoples NAAF scholars and the Canadian public all via telephone Several members of the Advisory Circle objected Not only did they worry that covering sensitive issues over the telephone would be disrespectful they raised the concern that limiting the survey to people who had

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