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UCCM Anishnaabe Police Services

Walking The Path Program

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Description
Provides an educational initiative for the healthy development of high-risk youth in Aboriginal communities
  • Offers a ten-week course to youth from Grade 4-8 to promote self-worth, self-esteem and respect for others
  • Delivers the program through cultural teachings, healing circles, role models and community awareness
  • Uses a team approach involving police officers, teachers, principals, social workers, health care providers and Aboriginal Elders
  • Provides a community graduation ceremony for student participants including a feast, ceremony, prizes and certificate
Weekly lesson plans include:
  • Cultural Teachings
  • Medicine Wheel Teachings
  • History of Aboriginal People
  • Finding our Strengths
  • Painting the Mask
  • Healing Circle and Discussion
  • Self Esteem
  • History of Native People
  • Community Awareness
Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 - 1600
Tue
0800 - 1600
Wed
0800 - 1600
Thu
0800 - 1600
Fri
0800 - 1600

Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Eligibility
Aboriginal youth in Grades 4-8 within the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising member First Nation communities on Manitoulin Island and along Hwy 6
Application Process
Program is offered in local schools; consists of classroom instruction between 2-4 hours per week for ten weeks
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 9, 2021