It is more important than ever that Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirit, transgender, and gender-diverse people have their voices heard. Those voices will only grow stronger in the coming months.
Removing barriers to equity through economic development programs
Elder-led support services are essential yet accessing support is still a challenge.
NWAC is currently finalizing a project to help Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) develop its IT Apprenticeships Program for Indigenous Peoples.
The Dementia team has compiled a series of resources for Elders, families, caregivers, and health care providers. The goal of these resources is to reduce the stigma of dementia.
Provincial and territorial membership associations (PTMAs) are the backbone of NWAC. It is crucial that NWAC amplify regional grassroot voices. To achieve this goal, NWAC has an exciting opportunity.
The beginning of the year has brought many changes here at NWAC, including the formation of a Resiliency Lodges Research and Policy Unit. The unit will specialize in areas that impact programs at the Resiliency Lodges.
The Environment Team has had a great start to the New Year! In addition to working on several multi-year environmental policy projects, the team is hard at work on a number of exciting new projects and partnerships.
NWAC offers participants the opportunity to learn new skills and express their artistic creativity through a number of workshops.
There are few fluent Indigenous language speakers, and as a result, Indigenous languages are becoming extinct. With funding and support from the Government of Canada, NWAC is launching its Heritage Language Project. The goal of this project is to provide task-based language learning (TBL) videos on YouTube that teach Indigenous languages to those who wish to learn or improve their knowledge.
Wabanaki Resiliency Lodge holding mindful art workshops
Find out more about how mindful art workshops benefit survivors of human trafficking.
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