Indigenous Fathers

Policies and Practice Reforms to Promote Positive Transitions to Fatherhood Among Aboriginal Young Men

In this research brief Jessica Ball outlines findings from FIRA's Indigenous Fathers Cluster which illuminate factors contributing to the disrupted transmission of fathering among young aboriginal men. The article also offers strategies which indigenous fathers identified as having potential to revitalize positive involvement of Aboriginal young men in fathering.

Policies and Practice Reforms to Promote Positive Transitions to Fatherhood Among Aboriginal Young Men was published in the
March 2008 edition of the periodical Horizons, which can be downloaded by clicking here. The article starts on page 52.

Horizons is published by the Policy Research Initiative (PRI), a federal government organization which conducts research in support of the Government of Canada's medium term agenda. Dr. Ball's article came from a special issue Horizons focused on Aboriginal youth and was a joint effort between PRI and the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs


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