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2011 - Cards for Christmas

on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 00:25

As part of our fund-raising efforts, we are offering beautiful Christmas cards.
These cards come in two varieties, either with traditional Christmas greetings included or blank so that you can write your own message for the season. These cards are perfect to send to your loved ones and you can use them as an opportunity to upkeep your writing skills. The two available prints are as follows:
1. ‘Building a home for the spirit’ by Ojibwa artist Doug Fox.

2. ‘Aymara girl carrying peace swallows on earth’ by Bolivian artist Sylvia Peñaloza


You can order packages of 10 cards (25 x 16 cm) with envelopes for $20 plus $5 for shipping across Canada.
Download and fill out the order form from our web site by clicking on the 'Donate' and then the ‘Buy Merchandise’ tabs or by following this link http://www.frontiersfoundation.ca/node/14
Then send it:
-by mail to the address of our main office Attn:Frontiers Foundation
-by e-mail to frontiersfoundation@on.aibn.com.
-Or you can place your order

Defend Land and Way of Life

on Sat, 10/01/2011 - 13:22


In solidarity with Amnesty International’s campaign, Frontiers Foundation is supporting the human rights of the Lubicon Cree in Alberta. A letter has been sent to the Premier of Alberta, Ed Stelmach, pointing out that the destruction of an indigenous culture and way of life is an unacceptable price to pay for oil and gas development. Over and over again, United Nations human rights bodies have called on Canadian officials to respect and uphold the rights of the Lubicon Cree.

Until a just resolution of the land dispute is reached, FF/OB urges the Government of Alberta to ensure that no new oil and gas development is permitted on Lubicon land except with the agreement of the Lubicon Cree.

In the ‘70s and ‘80s Operation Beaver volunteers worked on housing construction and renovation projects in various communities in Alberta such as: Cadotte Lake, Conklin, Wanyandie, Peerless Lake, Loon Lake, Grand Praire, Owl River, Wabasca, Hines Creek, Aspengrove, Boyer River and particularly in

Invited at CIVICUS World Assembly

on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 15:31

The CIVICUS world assembly is a global gathering for civil society, donors, governments and businesses to find common solutions to the challenges facing humanity.

Under the logo “Acting Together for a Just World”. the global conference will take place at ‘Convention Centre’ (Palais des Congres) in downtown Montreal on September 10-12, 2011.

Genara Conde Tumiri, Women’s Affairs Secretary of Voluntarios en Acción (VEA) from Bolivia; and Marco A. Guzman, Frontiers Foundation Executive Director; will make a presentation of the productive partnership between two aboriginal organizations and will play a video documentary “Keep the Circle Strong” produced by Montreal based Adobe Foundations, as well as “Standing Tree to Standing Home DVD on the work of Frontiers Foundation in Northern Canada with emphasis on certifiable skill training.

The Operation Beaver program of Frontiers Foundation plays an important role in the development of interested communities both in Canada’s north and

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