Emerging Priorities

NAHO recognizes that there is a significant gap between Non-indigenous history and Aboriginals’ education.

Social Determinants

Our organisation takes the approach Aboriginals education in terms of spirituality, connectedness, self-determination, and self-reliance as an advanced way of attending to their historical context in society.

Child, Youth & Family

NAHO supports proposals to that aim at improving both the child’s and the family’s educational outcomes. Such initiatives include access to quality and affordable education.

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Traditional Games of Native Americans

Native American cultures, rich in tradition and history, have long included games as an integral part of their societal fabric. These games, extending beyond mere pastimes, functioned as interactive review games, educational tools, physical conditioning, and spiritual ceremonies. They also acted as simulators for real-life situations, preparing the young for adult responsibilities. This article delves into the diverse range of games played by Native American tribes, highlighting their cultural significance and the values they embodied.
Athletic Competitions
Lacrosse
Originally known as stickball, lacrosse was more than a game to many …

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How to Introduce Vaping Positively to Indigenous Canadians

For many Indigenous communities in Canada, tobacco smoking has historical and cultural significance. Over the years, however, the harmful effects of commercial tobacco smoking have become more evident. As a result, many Indigenous Canadians are exploring safer alternatives and buy vape juice. Introducing vaping can be seen as a means to reduce the harms associated with smoking. Here’s a simple guide on how you can positively present vaping to Indigenous communities:
Understand the Cultural Significance of Tobacco
Traditional tobacco use in Indigenous cultures differs significantly from commercial tobacco use. Traditional tobacco and …

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Indigenous Laws on Cannabis Canada

Why Canada Should Follow Indigenous Laws on Cannabis

Canada’s total worth of cannabis is around $5 billion. It is believed that this amount of money from CBD gummies Canada could provide opportunities for employment and income to Indigenous communities. Hence, Canada and the provinces should not allow selfish behaviour displayed by past governments to materialize the success of the cannabis industry.
New economic opportunities in the cannabis industry, such as CBD oil and tincture, is taking place. In this regard, the national and provincial governments should design a legislative atmosphere that promotes the economic development of cannabis for Indigenous …

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non medical cannabis use canada

Use of Non-medical Cannabis Among Indigenous Canadians

Cannabis is a psychoactive drug extracted from the cannabis plant. It is used as a recreational or medicinal drug. Cannabis tranquilizes the symptoms of various conditions and provides a pleasurable effect.
This drug contains numerous active ingredients which include CBD AND THC. CBD is in various forms such as oils for application on the skin and capsules taken as a supplement.
Budpop is a trusted source for all kinds of hemp products and is legalized in Canada. Its profits are believed they can offer employment opportunities to indigenous communities. These communities benefit from the cannabis business. However, there is an increased rate of indigenous …

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Smoking And Aboriginal Communities

Reasons for High Smoking Rates in Aboriginal Communities

Smoking has long been one of the most common bad habits for any human. As mentioned by Eurovap, There are a lot of factors that influence one from doing the habit aside from easy stress-reliever and peer pressure to look cool. Pollution in the cities might include tens of thousands of smoking and vape daily but it is to be noted that smoking can also be rampant in indigenous or Aboriginal communities.
Reasons for High Smoking Rates
According to the report of NSW for 2017 – 2018, Aboriginal people smokers range from ages 16 and up. The rate for these people to be serious smokers is 28.2 percent, which is around twice the rate for them to be non-smokers. For NSW, reducing that ‘…

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Our community is grounded on a strength-based approach to history as this is essential in upholding the credibility of our organization, and we are committed to moving the Government`s agenda on supporting indigenous population forward.