Tag: First Nations

An Indigenous woman leaving an abusive relationship must deal with all the issues faced by any woman leaving an abuser: ensuring safety for herself and her children, finding housing, making safe custody and access arrangements for her children, sorting out …

What should I be aware of when I am supporting an Indigenous woman who has left her abusive partner? Read More »

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Having provincial family court orders enforced on First Nation reserves is not simple. This is because First Nations fall under federal jurisdiction, according to the terms of the Indian Act of 1985. As a result, provincial court orders of any …

Are family court orders enforceable on First Nation reserves? Read More »

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