Child Welfare

"This book offers students and experienced practitioners alike the opportunity to explore a range of visions, strategies and concrete skills for anti-racist and anti-oppressive child welfare practice…The book challenges the current Anglo-American child welfare paradigm by centering Indigenous perspectives and voices" (back cover of book).

Various Topics

This is a video exploration that offers insight as to how First Nations people today are changing old ideas and empowering themselves in the greater community.

  • First Nations History - We Were Not the Savages, 3rd Edition. By Daniel Paul (2006). Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.

Chronological in scope, this book tells the story of the last three centuries of Mi'kmaq history in detail.

  • Wicihitowin: Aboriginal Social Work in Canada. Edited by Raven Sinclair, Michael Anthony Hart & Gord Breyere (2009). Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.

This book is the "first Canadian social work book written by First Nations, Inuit and Métis authors who are educators at schools of social work across Canada.