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The FNHC is troubled with the conclusion of the author, that says critical incidents and deaths of children in care are accepted as an inevitability.
"This is completely inconsistent with the FNHC vision of healthy, self-determining and vibrant First Nation children, families and communities and a serious risk for the wellbeing of our children.
FNHC says the report doesn't account for or reflect First Nations perspectives and the vision of services for children, youth and families in British Columbia.
"The TRC has been clear that the current crisis of First Nations children in care is a direct consequence of failed policy," said FNHC.
Canada has committed to implement the TRC calls to action in full partnership with First Nations across Canada, but British Columbia has promised no similar action, insists FNHC.
The 10-year Health Plan, signed by Canada, British Columbia and the FNHC, was designed to improve the quality of health and wellbeing for-First Nations, as well as close the gaps in health outcomes between First Nations and non-Natives.
Although still in the early stages of development, those who approved the resolution say its adoption is a major step forward and many credit the FNHC for their work in the process.
"I've been involved in this kind of work for over 30 years," the FNHC co-chair, Grand Chief Doug Kelly, told conference participants.
The FNHC has been directed to develop a work plan in consultation with regional caucuses which is to be presented back to the caucuses for review no later than Sept.
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