This app is for the Indigenous community of York University and University of Manitoba.
Indigenous Friends is a mobile app that seeks to give a safe space and information to Indigenous Youth. The Mobile App currently has four main objectives:
– Connect Indigenous Youth (Chat and Directory)
– Inform about Indigenous Resources and Program (Resources, FAQs, Calendars, Events)
– Generate spaces of Discussion and Sharing (Forums)
– Crisis Management (Crisis Management Buttons)
This App has been developed with the consent and participation of the Aboriginal Community in York University in Toronto, Canada (Elders, students, faculty, staff).
Elders: Blu Waters, Billie Allan
Faculty: Ruth Koleszar-Green
Staff: Nancy Johnson, Jolene John, Randy Pitawanakwat
Students and community members: Lisa Stewart, Samantha Craig-Curnow, Thane Higgins, Rob Lackie, Tsitra Mckay, Jared Visitor, Mariah Abotossaway, Kayla Webber, Jesse Thistle, Candice Jacko, Robyn Grant-Moran, Serena Hill, Joseph Milando, Stefano Federici
Supervisors: Miguel Gonzalez, Stephen Chen, William Wicken