Conferences and/or Workshops sponsored by Four Worlds or related associations, dealing with such issues as Human and Community Development, Healing, Residential Schools, Sexual Abuse and Substance Abuse.
Detailed capabilitiesof Four Worlds in the areas of health, education and training, community development, assessment and evaluation, human relations and conflict resolution, organizational development, governance, democratization and civil society, economic development, and information and communication technology.
A brief history of the founding principles that guide the actions of Four Worlds, summarizing the work completed, the intent of the organization and how it all began.
RESUME OF PHIL LANE JR.
About our Four Worlds International Co-ordinator.
|SWISS FOUNDATION FOR FREEDOM AND HUMAN RIGHTS Phil Lane Jr. received the Year 2000 International Award for Freedom and Human Rights on November 11, 2000 in Berne, Switzerland.|
|THE REUNION OF THE CONDOR AND EAGLE The primary purpose of this mission was to open the doors of international trade, development and cooperation between Canadian aboriginal businesses and communities and the indigenous people of Mexico. Included is the trade agreement between the Otomi people of Mexico and the Four Directions International.|
|THE FOUR WORLDS INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INDIGENOUS SCIENCES Summary Framework and Proposal for the establishment of the Four Worlds International Institute for Indigenous Sciences that will serve the interests and needs of Indigenous people worldwide, providing a much needed channel through which Indigenous people can share their gifts with the world.|
|FOUR WORLDS COLLEGE The College offers both non-formal and accredited training programs at the Associate, Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate levels. Accreditation is arranged through partnering relationship with a variety of well-established universities and colleges in the United States and Canada.|
|FOUR WORLDS MASTERS PROGRAM The field of work and study encompassed by the CSPP Masters in Applied Human and Community Development Program is a practical blend of key related disciplines including community psychology, community development, health promotion, adult education, applied anthropology, community economics, and sustainable development studies.|
HEALING AND ABORIGINAL SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM
A study prepared for the Assembly of First Nations- Aboriginal Social Security Reform Strategic Initiative.
|FOUR WORLDS CONSULTING Includes topics on building healthy organizations, community development, education, elderhealth, facilitation skills, wellness and health promotion, and social and environmental impact protection program.|
Numerous workshops, conferences and examples of the work of Four Worlds. More to come!
The 14 Determinants of Health and Well-Being established by Four Worlds and the many peoples they have worked with throughout the years.
Complete catalogue of wholistic, culturally based curriculum materials available from Four Worlds including books, videos and discussion papers which promote healing, multiculturalism, self-awareness, contentment, substance abuse prevention and community development. Some materials deal specifically with elders, adults, adolescents, youth, Native Americans, and case studies. Certain materials are available in Spanish, German, French, Italian, Thai, Swedish, Estonian, Danish and Polish.
For workshops, school or just for fun, these games can be played to "Break the Ice" in a group. These games were used by our International Co-ordinator at a workshop in Nunavut, Canada on suicide.
WORLDS IN THE NEWS
Recent newspaper articles about Four Worlds and Four Directions.
NEW! Press Release
A Proposal for the Full Resolution of the Intergenerational Hurt and Shame of Canada’s Residential Schools
Presented to the National Residential School Conference in Edmonton, Alberta on February 23, 2001
An overview of the residential schools, how they affected Native North Americans, how Four Worlds is involved in helping to right the wrongs and newspaper articles about it.
FOR BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE WORLD COMMUNITY
16 principles for healing, developing ourselves, human relationships and our relationship with the earth to build a sustainable world community.
REALITIES AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Presented by Phil Lane, Jr., International Coordinator of the Four Worlds International Institute for Human and Community Development to Mr. Javier Perez de Cuellar and the World Commission On Culture and Development, at the United Nations Headquarters, New York City, April 1996. Including the Men of Vision Report from the gathering in 1994.
|SEVEN SACRED YEARS OF HEALING Goals and changes for children, women, men, elders and families to heal, set up over a seven year period.|
|LETTER FROM DR. HAZEL HENDERSON ON THE IMPORTANCE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE|
|A SPEECH FROM PHIL LANE SR. - TO MY BEAUTIFUL GRANDCHILDREN, "MITOKOZAPI" HOW TO BE A GOOD LALA|
|PHOTO GALLERY Pictures of Phil Lane Jr., on behalf of Four Worlds and Four Directions, attending events all around the world.|
|LINKS TO RELATED SITES -Native sites, resources, legal information and much more|