Tag Archives: Youth Programming

Children Create Treaty-themed Spoken Word Poetry in Cree Language

An educational initiative funded by a TreatySmarts grant from ArtSmarts Saskatchewan brought children together from two schools (St. Frances School and Oskayak High School) to write spoken word poetry using the Cree language on the theme of treaties. The use … Continue reading

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Canadian Roots Exchange

The Canadian Roots Exchange, a registered charity, was created between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth “who believe that in order to bridge the gap between Canada’s peoples, we need to become educated and aware of the teaching, triumphs, and daily realities of … Continue reading

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Free the Children: Aboriginal Programming

Free the Children’s Aboriginal Programming offers non-Aboriginal youth an opportunity to learn about Aboriginal peoples, history, traditions, and more. “Through campaigns, leadership programs, inspirational We Day events, lesson plans, video clips, blog posts and social media channels, Free the Children is … Continue reading

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Otesha Project: Nation to Nation Tour 2013

The tour was developed to bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together to “renew relationships with each other.”  2013 was the first year this tour ran. Participants rode their bikes for 300km along the St. Lawrence River to create awareness of … Continue reading

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Canada World Youth

Canada World Youth, founded in 1971 by the late Jacques Hébert,  is a youth exchange program where Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth from Canada and internationally can gain volunteer experience in community-driven development projects in various countries around the world, as … Continue reading

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Wampum: Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Youth Experience

Wampum is a one-week summer camp program for youth aged 12 to 14, hosted by the Aboriginal Ministries Circle and the Hamilton and London Conferences, at Five Oaks Education and Retreat Centre. The program is part of Five Oaks’ ongoing “Right … Continue reading

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