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Deaf First Nation of Ontario

By October 14, 2020March 5th, 2024Deaf Ecosystems, Organizations/Services, Resources

Support and encourage Native Deaf to create their own forums to learn more about Indigenous rights & Organization of DFNO gatherings & ceremonies across Ontario.

Mission Statement

  • to provide services and support to Deaf Native Peoples in Ontario
  • to increase awareness of DFNO
  • to advocate for equal access to all services and communities
  • to provide Deaf Native specialists to educate hearing communities and service providers
  • to promote ongoing DFNO gatherings to increase knowledge of cultural, language and spiritual tradition

Value Statement

  • language and culture
  • Deaf Native Friendly Environment
  • to be respected as valued and equal persons within both our community and non-native communities
  • to honour our heritage, keeping in mind the teachings of our elders