off-reserve

off-reserve

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off-reservation

adj
(of Native Americans or Canadian Indians)located on or living in a place that is not part of a designated Indian reserve
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OAHS is a corporation with a mandate to provide safe and affordable housing to urban and rural First Nation, Inuit and Mtis people living off-reserve in Ontario.
Projects have been evenly distributed between on-reserve and off-reserve in recent years, Davey said.
CAP bills itself as "the national voice representing the interests of Metis, status and non-status Indians, and southern Inuit Indigenous people living off-reserve.
Caption: Cindy Blackstock of the First Nations and Family Caring Society won a complaint against a federal government policy that funds on-reserve child welfare at lower rates than off-reserve services.
Between the years 2005 and 2009 in Alberta, the rates of active TB among FN peoples living on-reserve were similar to those among FN peoples living off-reserve, at 14.
Organizations such as Friendship Centres and Native Councils across Canada recognize membership, provide services to, advocate for, and represent urban, off-reserve Aboriginals.
Blackstock is also executive director of the First Nations and Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, which is challenging the federal government to fund children on First Nations reserves at the same rate the government funds children off-reserve.
There is some good news: young adults aged 20-24 at the time of the census who identified as North American Indian/First Nation and were living off-reserve, and those who identified as Metis, had considerably lower rates of incomplete secondary studies in 2011 than at the time of the previous census in 2006.
1, giving authority for child and family services for both on- and off-reserve residents to the La Ronge band.
Forty-three per cent of First Nations students off-reserve and 60 per cent on-reserve do not graduate from high school.
This means a continuing focus on national parks and other protected areas as reservoirs of well-functioning ecosystems, but it also means an increasing emphasis on off-reserve conservation.