First Nations

PeaceTalks: Reconciliation Through Indigenous Innovation

Project Description

This 'episode' of PeaceTalks was co-presented by The First Nations Technology Council along with Peace Geeks at The Hive. PeaceTalks is a moderated “salon-style” speakers’ series to engage conversation towards developing a more interconnected and peaceful world. Panelists: Denise Williams of First Nations Technology Council, Jeff Ward of Animikii, and Alexander Dirksen.

Collaborators: Peace Geeks, First Nation Technology Council

Jordan's Principle in BC

Project Description

Jordan's Principle is meant to prevent First Nations children from being denied essential services or experiencing delays in receiving them. We created campaign materials to communicate about Jordan's Principle in BC, including video and radio ads, brochures, print materials, editorials, and more. We also developed a social media advertising plan. (Other videos can be viewed here and here.)

FNTC Talks Tech

Project Description

We made these short, sharable films in collaboration with the First Nations Technology Council to help position them as a culturally safe way to look at how technology, innovation and entrepreneurship can benefit indigenous people and communities. We also created their cool video banner on their new website! 

 

 

Living With Cancer book - Métis

Project Description

We created a support book called "LIving With Cancer, Everyone Deserves Support" for First Nations and Métis people living with cancer in BC. This was a project created by  partners Métis Nation BC, First Nations Health Authority, BC Cancer Agency and the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres. It was funded by the Canadian Partnerhship Against Cancer. It was a real honour to interview all the amazing people pictured in the book.

Living With Cancer book

Project Description

We created a support book called "LIving With Cancer, Everyone Deserves Support" for First Nations and Métis people living with cancer in BC. This was a project created by  partners First Nations Health Authority, BC Cancer Agency, the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres, and Métis Nation BC. It was funded by the Canadian Partnerhship Against Cancer. It was a real honour to interview all the amazing people pictured in the book.

Fostering Connections - Video

Project Description

In partnership with Agentic, we created a caregiver awareness and recruitment campaign to highlight the importance of both kinship care and foster care. In addition to print and other materials, we produced 5 videos featuring the amazing stories of BC families: Mitchel, Russell and DarrellLeslie and James, Guy and the longer mini-doc shown above.

Partners: Agentic, Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), the Adoptive Families Association of BC (AFABC), the Federation of Aboriginal Foster Parents (FAFP), and the BC Federation of Foster Parents Associations (BCFFPA)

Fostering Connections

Project Description

In partnership with Agentic, we created a caregiver awareness and recruitment campaign to highlight the importance of both kinship care and foster care. Featuring the amazing stories of BC families supporting young people in their care, we developed the messaging and creative, and ran the advertising campaign. We also produced four 30 second videos and a longer mini-doc.

Partners: Agentic, Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), the Adoptive Families Association of BC (AFABC), the Federation of Aboriginal Foster Parents (FAFP), and the BC Federation of Foster Parents Associations (BCFFPA)

Circle of Life. Circle of Love.

Project Description

We are in the final stages of developing a video highlighting Canim Lake Band’s success at supporting those living with HIV or affected by HIV in their community in order to educate and inspire others.

Client: Canim Lake Band

Drawing Wisdom

Project Description

Drawing Wisdom is a Hello Cool World collaborative project co-founded by Jada-Gabrielle Pape (Saanich & Snuneymuxw Nations) and Kat Dodds (fifth generation Irish/Scottish Settler descent).  We make films, launch campaigns, hold workshops, and create teaching resources. All designed to celebrate Indigenous resilience. www.DrawingWisdom.ca

 

Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre

Project Description

We built a new website in Drupal using the Amani distribution developed by Peace Geeks for the Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre Society. The site features their service programs to build healthier communities, as well as a map of local community policing centres and ways to get involved.

Partners Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre, First Nations Technology Council

Tags Web First Nations Health & Wellness

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