Who is behind Indigenous Watchdog?
Douglas Sinclair is a member of the Peguis First Nation of Manitoba and was a member of the Board of Directors for Native Child and Family Services of Toronto (NCFST) for over 15 years including serving a three year term as President when NCFST negotiated their Child Welfare mandate with the provincial government. In addition , he was also the Toronto coordinator for the Environics Research Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study and led a team of researchers who conducted interviews with First Nations, Métis and Inuit participants to collect detailed responses to their experiences within an urban context.
Assembly of First Nations
“Resolution no. 86/2017” from the Special Chiefs Assembly held in Ottawa on Dec. 5, 6 and 7, 2017: “Support for Indigenous Watchdog”
Carried by consensus:
Acknowledge the value of the programming provided through Indigenous Watchdog to ensure that First Nations have comprehensive accessible information on federal, provincial, and municipal government commitments and specific actions and follow-up timelines on reconciliation.