Indigenous PeoplesLeadership

Indigenous Educator to Lead First Ever Coast Salish-Owned Charitable Foundation

NANAIMO, BC–The newly-formed Kw’umut Lelum Foundation, created by Kw’umut Lelum Child and Family Services, today announced the hiring of Sharon Hobenshield, Ha-Youly, as Executive Director. “I am excited to be part of this new Foundation that is breaking new ground in self-determination,” said Dr. Hobenshield. “I really believe in Indigenous …

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Corporate PhilanthropyIndigenous Peoples

Leading Canadian Foundations Increase Investments to Advance Reconciliation

TORONTO, ON–On the first anniversary of the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund, we acknowledge not only the truth of the legacy of residential schools, but also the ongoing efforts at reconciliation. At the closing event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2015, Inspirit Foundation, Laidlaw Foundation and The Sprott Foundation …

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