The Bear's Den



On BearPaw Legal Education & Media YouTube Now: (Re)Claiming Indian Status

This documentary digs into the stories of Indigenous women and families to reclaim their Indian Status through their fight for the elimination of sex-discrimination in the Indian Act. It highlights the impacts of the law on individuals, families and communities. Since the passing of Bill S-3 and its amendments, thousands of Indigenous people are now eligible for Indian Status. This video also includes Status eligibility information and recommendations for finding family records.

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The Bear's Den - New BearPaw Media Video & Workshop Released

May 25, 2020

BearPaw Legal Education and Media proudly presents our newest legal education resources including a new documentary, publication and workshop!

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NCSA is proud to celebrate our 50th year of social justice services!

Established in 1970, NCSA started by providing courtworker assistance to Indigenous people in conflict with the law across Alberta because they often feel alienated by legal and court procedures. Over the last 50 years, NCSA has evolved to meet the needs of Indigenous people for fair and equitable access to justice through our family and youth programs, family, youth and criminal courtworker programs, two correctional institutions for Indigenous offenders, and BearPaw Legal Education and Media. NCSA is a leader in the development of restorative justice models and practices for Indigenous people, by Indigenous people in Alberta.

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Kihciy Askiy

Kihciy Askiy means Sacred Earth in Cree and will be a permanent Indigenous ceremonial and cultural site within Edmonton. The project site area is about 2.5 hectares and is located in Whitemud Park at the former Fox Farm Site.

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