Aboriginal People’s Alliance of Northern Ontario, Moosonee and Moose Factory Island

Koo-Ya-Sh-Pee-Meh-Hay-Too-Soo-Wen empowers young  Indigenous women through personal, educational, and technical skill development. The program offers a balance of Indigenous and Western resources and teachings to help participants develop skills for healing. Over 12 weeks, 24 sessions will include art therapy to encourage the development of new skills, as well as healthy strategies for releasing trauma and emotions. In addition to the structured program, women will participate in Full Moon and Women Sweat ceremonies.

Grant amount: $22,687