• Indigenous
    ASC Profile: How Jeremy Belyea is Transforming Systems and Advancing Reconciliation

    An integral part of the Aboriginal Steering Committee (ASC) at HELP, Jeremy Belyea is a proud member of the Ned’uten Dakelh/Lake Babine Nation, originating from the Raven clan and sitting as a guest of the Fireweed clan in Wet’suwet’en and Gitxsan territory. Our first-ever ASC Profile looks at how Jeremy has pursued his passion for supporting children and youth for a number of years in the public sector, supporting First Nations leadership and systemic change.

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    Building Capacity for Indigenous Partnerships with the Spring Roots Circle

    On May 28, 2024, faculty, staff, and students from UBC, as well as Indigenous community members and other learners, were gathered for the first Roots Circle: a day of speakers, activities, and networking to learn, share, and build community around Indigenous-led research.

  • News
    Call for Applications for the Aboriginal Steering Committee at HELP

    The Aboriginal Steering Committee (ASC) at HELP is seeking two new members! First established in 2003, the ASC at HELP is made up of community members with First Nation, Inuit and Métis ancestry, including Elders. ASC members are vital to ensuring that HELP’s research has meaning for, and is consistent with, First Nation, Inuit and … Continued

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    HELP Among Recipients for 2023 Strategic Investment Fund

    The award will fund the project, Actualizing Indigenous Data Sovereignty Principles, which aims to bring equity to HELP’s data and knowledge sharing processes, fostering research and evidence-based decision-making to enhance the health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis children.

  • Events
    Full Moon Grandmother Zoom

    Please join us for this month’s Full Moon Grandmother Zoom on Monday, November 27. Hosted by Kinwa Bluesky, this Moon’s teachings will be about the Whitefish Moon (Adikameg-kìzis).

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    HELP Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Aboriginal Steering Committee

    Over the past two decades, the Aboriginal Steering Committee (ASC) at HELP has continued to support a deeper understanding of the social, environmental, and cultural determinants of First Nation, Inuit, and Métis children’s health and wellbeing.

  • News
    Q&A with Kinwa Bluesky: Our Stories are Our Laws

    This month, we sat down with Kinwa Bluesky (Senior Manager, Indigenous Initiatives) to learn more about her journey to HELP, her current research as a PhD candidate with the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law, as well as her hopes for Indigenous families and children, both in BC and beyond.