The future for First Nations Peoples looks to be better than it was in the past, if people keep protesting and calling attention to issues.
Derek Nepinak, who in 2011 became the Grand Chief of Manitoba is a leader for change in Aboriginal issues.
Our objective was to identify the extent and range of research on residential school attendance on specific health outcomes and the populations affected.
A scoping review of the empirical peer-reviewed literature was conducted, following the methodological framework of Arksey and O’Malley (2005).
“What matters, he says, are the treaties that defined the traditional territories of their Native signatories and dictated the compensation to be paid for their use.
The history of residential schools has been identified as having long lasting and intergenerational effects on the physical and mental well-being of Indigenous populations in Canada.Winnipeg celebrates Manito Ahbee festival that performs religious dances and talks about how to make a change for aboriginal peoples future.The creation of APTN shows how people are willing to change, Canadians are doing what they can, little at a time to fix and make everyone equals.Macdonald, speech 1885)An example of the mistreating of First Nation Peoples are residential schools.The schools were founded before the confederation and were initially run by the government but then were handed over to the Catholic churches.Effects on mental and emotional well-being included mental distress, depression, addictive behaviours and substance mis-use, stress, and suicidal behaviours.The empirical literature can be seen as further documenting the negative health effects of residential schooling, both among former residential school attendees and subsequent generations.Future empirical research should focus on developing a clearer understanding of the aetiology of these effects, and particularly on identifying the characteristics that lead people and communities to be resilient to them.The effects of colonization are apparent in all aspects of Indigenous peoples’ health and well-being , affecting not only their physical health, but the mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness .The education and knowledge of this information that is spread nationwide provides for a chance to fix past mistakes and bring a new generation of relationships between all Canadian ethnicities.When Canada was first settled by the French, they were forced to make relationships with the first Nation Peoples because of the lack of knowledge the Europeans had about the landscape, geography, and of the weather. When Samuel de Champlain “first sails to new France in 1603” (Lacoursiere) Champlain relied mainly on Native knowledge thus creating a stronger bond between the Hurons and the colonies, thus becoming enemy with the Iroquois.