First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC)

FNREEESThe First Nations Information Governance Centre is a national organization which provides research and data collection for the First Nations people of Canada.  It’s vision statement is:

“Founded on First Nations Principles, The First Nations Information Governance Centre is a premier Indigenous model of research and data excellence for the well being of our Peoples and Communities”

In addition, the FNIGC is devoted to the health and wellness of First Nations people, promotes the First Nations people whenever possible, and measures advancements or set backs within Aboriginal communities in Canada.  In addition, the FNIGC conducts the First Nations Regional Health Survey (FNRHS) and the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey (FNREEES).  The results of the FNREEES (also referred to as the REEES) was released on November 18, 2015.  You can find a CBC report summarizing the findings here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/new-stats-offer-snapshot-of-life-in-first-nation-communities-1.3326682

To access this website, follow the link to: http://fnigc.ca/

Ronaye Kooperberg (Module 4 – Post 1)

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