In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health CareThis reviews examines the experience of Indigenous peoples in the B.C. health care system. The results are disturbing. Through listening to thousands of voices – through survey results, direct submissions, health care data and interviews – a picture is presented of a B.C. health care system with widespread systemic racism against Indigenous people. This stereotyping, discrimination and prejudice results in a range of negative impacts, harm, and even death. Indigenous women are particularly
Indigenous FoundationsThe Indigenous Foundations is an information resource on key topics relating to the histories, politics, and cultures of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada. This website was developed to support students in their studies, and to provide instructors, researchers and the broader public with a place to begin exploring topics that relate to Aboriginal peoples, cultures, and histories. Indigenous Foundations was developed by the First Nations Studies Program at the University of British Columbia, located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people.
Gladue Principles ｜ Aboriginal Legal Aid in BCIn 1999, the Supreme Court of Canada said that colonialism creates challenges for many Indigenous people, and they are more likely to be sent to jail. The Gladue principles try to address these failures and make sure judges don’t repeat the same mistakes that add to discrimination.