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  • Stars align for aboriginal education « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    wrote that people such as Romeo and Juliet 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

    Original URL path: http://canoha.freeculture.ca/2011/02/16/stars-align-for-aboriginal-education/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Negativity mars urban aboriginal life: study « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    study released Wednesday suggests The Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study published by Toronto based Environics Institute was created from a survey of 2 614 face to face interviews with First Nations Métis and Inuit adults from 11 different cities across Canada between March and October 2009 A telephone survey of 2 501 non aboriginal adults living in 10 of those cities was also conducted Among the study s main findings is

    Original URL path: http://canoha.freeculture.ca/2011/02/16/negativity-mars-urban-aboriginal-life-study/ (2016-02-13)
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  • A Study that makes urban Aboriginals visible « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    Inroads The Canadian Journal of Public Opinion 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 Upcoming Events more See All

    Original URL path: http://canoha.freeculture.ca/2010/06/16/a-study-that-makes-urban-aboriginals-visible/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study wins Research Excellence Award « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    UAPS Story People NAAF FAQ About Environics UAPS Sponsors Knowledge Reports Key Findings Surveys Data Media Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study wins Research Excellence Award On May 31st the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study received the Public Policy Impact Award by the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association MRIA at its annual conference in Toronto The Public Policy Impact Award was created in 2009 and is awarded each year to a research project in the broader public sector that has had a demonstrable impact public policy impact The Marketing Research and Intelligence Association MRIA is a Canadian not for profit association representing all aspects of the market intelligence and survey research industry including social research competitive intelligence data mining insight and knowledge management Members include over 2 000 practitioners small to large research houses and the many buyers of research services such as financial institutions major retailers insurance companies and manufacturers The industry accounts for almost three quarters of a billion dollars in market research activities annually For more information see www mria arim ca Upcoming Events more See All Events News more more See All News Contact For access to the UAPS study data and information resources see UAPS UW Archive Project

    Original URL path: http://canoha.freeculture.ca/2010/06/07/urban-aboriginal-peoples-study-wins-research-excellence-award/ (2016-02-13)
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  • It’s time for us to work together with our aboriginal neighbours « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    If someone asked you to describe all 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

    Original URL path: http://canoha.freeculture.ca/2010/05/04/its-time-for-us-to-work-together-with-our-aboriginal-neighbours/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Native identity does not get lost in the city « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    native Canadians the city was the white man s world Natives might migrate there to escape the stagnation and despair of the reserve but to do so was often considered a kind of cultural betrayal It meant giving up the attachment to the land that was considered the essence of native identity It meant abandoning native spirituality and submitting to the materialism of urban life In short it meant an

    Original URL path: http://canoha.freeculture.ca/2010/05/04/native-identity-does-not-get-lost-in-the-city/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Survey finds support for native justice system « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    2010 A study of city dwelling native people 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

    Original URL path: http://canoha.freeculture.ca/2010/04/13/survey-finds-support-for-native-justice-system/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Game of demand and duck « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    12 2010 I dislike using big words but in discussing aboriginal and non aboriginal political relations one seems necessary interminable or as one dictionary says wearisomely protracted For what seems like forever aboriginal and non aboriginal politicians have railed at one another but little seems to get done Talking to people here I get the impression that relations are at a low particularly on money Read more Upcoming Events more

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