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The Basket Project

Common Weal Community Arts, Regina SK The Basket Project will engage participants in basket-making as a way for victims, families, and communities to help rebuild their lives after experiences of violence. Veteran artist Michèle Mackasey is helping to develop this program to empower Indigenous girls and women against sexualized violence. Mackasey will work alongside local […]

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Building Capacity and Support Groups for Healing from Trauma in South Slave Region

Kátl’odeeche First Nation, Hay River This project will establish a culturally safe group for women in the Kátł’odeeche First Nation community, where participants can build on their strengths, and heal from trauma and addiction. It will include a series of workshops for women who have experienced violence and trauma, based on a culturally adapted version […]

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Understanding a Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit

Tobique Wellness Centre Wolastoqewiyik Healing Lodge, Tobique First Nation This grant enables the development of a program to prevent violence and abuse against pre-teen and teen girls in the Tobique First Nation community. Initiated by the Wolastoqewiyik Healing Lodge, the program will combine established prevention tools for Indigenous youth, Maliseet cultural teaching (Medicine Wheel), and […]

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Red Road to Healing

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre, Winnipeg Designed by an Anishinaabe woman from Winnipeg, this program centres on Indigenous teaching and ceremonies to facilitate healing for women who have experienced domestic violence. The program will be introduced to women in the community three times over the year, and will mentor community facilitators in its delivery. Women […]

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