Building Knowledge, Measuring Well-being: Developing Sustainability Indicators for Winnipeg's First Nations Community (Pre-publication Version)

By Christa Rust on November 7, 2007
Building Knowledge, Measuring Well-being is the first product of the joint project between the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and the International Institute for Sustainable Development. The document is a review and summary of relevant literature and available data sources which will be used to develop sustainability indicators for the urban First Nations community in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The contents of the document form an historical overview of First Nations people in Canada; summarise framework methodologies and data sources relevant to First Nations; describe the profile of the First Nations population; explore increasing urban migration; and examine the needs of the growing urban community and the services available.

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AMC, IISD, 2007