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Sacred Circle: Breaking Stereotypes, Building Leaders

Wawmeesh G. Hamilton Fort Saint James Secondary School teacher Kelley Inden remembers the day Indigenous students read aloud from..

April 9, 2014 with 0 Comments

Gen7: young messengers of hope in the city

Indigenous urban teens defeat isolation and despair by learning to mentor others. Wawmeesh G. Hamilton Jessica Savoy remembers the mentors..

April 8, 2014 with 0 Comments

The Northern Ontario Initiative: Indigenous journalists craft and share their own stories

Wawatay Native Communications Society and Journalists for Human Rights partner on a revolutionary program to train journalists in remote..

April 2, 2014 with 0 Comments

Professional Networking, Indigenous-Styles

Blazing new trails to urban success — with the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada. By Lisa Charleyboy Gabrielle Scrimshaw’s..

April 1, 2014 with 0 Comments

Exeko: Uniting Kanesatake Through Radio

A project to rebuild a radio station, silent since Oka. By Nicolas Renaud Kanesatake is a Mohawk village about one hour’s drive from..

March 26, 2014 with 0 Comments

Kids Help Phone’s Healthy Communities Initiative: How to Counsel the Counsellors

Counsellors trained to respond to Indigenous context help youth help themselves. By Pia Bahile The statistics are staggering. Twenty-five..

March 25, 2014 with 0 Comments

The Red Road Project: Trading Substances for Substance

One youth-led initiative in Nova Scotia is getting Mikmak youth off drugs and booze — through culture. By Trina Roache On a bright..

March 19, 2014 with 0 Comments

On the Rez in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

A group of Indigenous youth show southern Canadians what life in a remote northern community is really like. By Lenny Carpenter When four..

March 18, 2014 with 0 Comments

Bobby Crane says anger management program saved his life

Stop Now and Plan offers techniques for controlling fury, building a future By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton At 31 years of age, Bobby Crane..

March 17, 2014 with 1 Comment

Apathy is Boring Engages the Rage

In the era of Idle No More, this Montreal-based organization helps Aboriginal youth find their political voice. By: Haley Cullingham The..

March 11, 2014 with 0 Comments

Aboriginal sports centre helps teen reach goals

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton Jessica Lavallee said she would have headed down a bleak road if it hadn’t been for the Winnipeg Aboriginal..

February 11, 2014 with 0 Comments

Aboriginal communities in cyberspace

Montreal-based tech group helps indigenous youth define their own identity through gaming By Angela Sterritt..

January 7, 2014 with 0 Comments

Leading Together: Indigenous Youth in Community Partnerships

About                            Foreword                           Stories “Canada faces a crisis when it..

October 29, 2013 with 0 Comments

Dechinta Bush University: Learning off the Land

Oct. 23 By: Angela Sterritt     It was late afternoon at Blachford Lake in Akaitcho Territory, Denendeh, the Dene name for the..

October 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

‘Leading Together’ Foreword

About                      Foreword                       Stories How do we inspire Indigenous..

October 23, 2013 with 0 Comments
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