The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) has unveiled its action plan to fight racism against Indigenous communities in Quebec. \nThe plan proposes a series of concrete and immediate steps that both Quebec institutions and the public can follow in order to build "a better life" between Quebecers and their First Nations neighbours. \nEditor's Choice: An Indigenous Woman Exposed Quebec Nurses’ Slurs On Facebook Live Just Before She Died\n\n\n“\n\n\nRacism and discrimination towards First Nations are very much present in Quebec.\n\n\nAFNQL Chief Ghislain Picard\n\n\n\nFor individuals those steps include educating oneself on issues that affect First Nations, supporting First Nations artists and businesses, sharing "positive media content," and talking to friends and family members "about the importance of bringing Quebecers and First Nations closer together."\nThe plan also outlines recommendations for organizations, the media, educational institutions, municipalities police services and the justice system, and businesses.\n"We all have a role to play in the fight against racism and discrimination," said AFNQL Chief Ghislain Picard. \nHe noted that the death of Joyce Echaquan, an Atikamekw woman, reveals that there are still serious systemic barriers facing Indigenous people, even in the health care sector. \nThe action plan comes after results from a summer survey showed that a majority of Quebecers understand that First Nations individuals experience racism in the province.