Culturally Relevant School-based Programming for FNMI Youth

This study evaluated the Fourth R Uniting Our Nations, a school-based, culturally relevant program for FNMI youth. Results highlighted multiple positive impacts of the program. Participants reported that involvement in the program contributed to increased student success, improved relationships, gains in confidence and leadership skills, and fostered a sense of belonging and cultural identity.

Authors: Claire Crooks, Dawn Burleigh, Angela Snowshoe, Andrea Lapp, Ray Hughes, Ashley Sisco

Keywords: Aboriginal youth; Culturally relevant programming; Cultural connectedness; Healthy relationships; Strengths-based

Summary by: Caely Dunlop