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UCCM Anishnaabe Police Services

Walking The Path Program


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
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
Toll Free
1-888-377-7135
Office
705-377-7135
Fax
705-377-5583
Web Site
https://www.uccmpolice.com
Mailing Address
PO Box 332
M'Chigeeng, ON, P0P 1G0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Ann Ziegler, Administrative Assistant
Social Navigator and Director of Community Mobilization
Daughness Migwans
Email: daughness.migwans@uccmpolice.com
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 5, 2022
Address
5926 Highway 540
M'Chigeeng, ON, P0P 1G0
  • Police Headquarters is located along Highway 540 in the community of M'Chigeeng
  • Situated next to Lillian's Crafts Store
  • Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 to 1600
Tue
0800 to 1600
Wed
0800 to 1600
Thu
0800 to 1600
Fri
0800 to 1600

Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:45 pm-4 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
  • M'Chigeeng First Nation
  • Sheguiandah
  • Sheshegwaning First Nation
  • Whitefish River First Nation
  • Zhiibaahaasing First Nation