Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from First Nations Information Governance Centre, Our Data, Our Stories, Our Future: The National Report of the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey. 2016. http://fnigc.ca/sites/default/files/docs/fnigc_fnreees_national_report_2016_en_final_28072016_0.pdf -accessed August 25, 2017.
In 2013/2015, 83% of primary caregivers of First Nations children under 11 years of age reported that they ‘always’ or ‘sometimes’ had someone they could rely on for support or help.
The majority of their support came from family and friends (93.7%), nurses and health care providers (32.8%), community members (26.8%) and Elders (26.2%).1
1First Nations Information Governance Centre. (2016). Now is the time: Our data, our stories, our future – The national report of the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey – accessed August 25, 2017.