Equay-wuk (Women's Group)

New Project - Youth Wellness Project (funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation)

Dates: Start, July 1/17 - End, April 30/18

A short-term project which will work in collaboration with youth-at-risk and their families to develop land-based, community specific, youth wellness/suicide prevention resources. Activities: youth survey, workshops in 3 remote First Nations and development of culturally relevant prevention resources.

Community Wellness Program - funder Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy

Workshops Offered:

Prescription Drug Abuse


Healthy Relationships

Family Violence Prevention


Healthy Families~Surviving Responsibilities

Alcohol/Street Drugs/Solvent Abuse

Employment Skills Training Program

Note: applications are being accepted for the next program starting in May2018

Sample Poster (pdf)

Print, fill out & submit this Pif form (pdf) with your application

Building Aboriginal Women's Leadership 2015-18 funded by the Government of Ontario (Ontario Women's Directorate)

Leadership Workshops available

History/Background Information - Nishnawbe Women in Leadership and Self Government


re Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)

For More Information: FiLU (pdf)


Family Violence Aftercare Project - funded by Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch

Family Violence Aftercare Resource Booklet (pdf)


Our Elders, Our Strength

- a project to create a community response protocol and resources to address Elder Abuse Funded by New Horizons for Seniors, Employment and Social Development Canada


Increasing our Knowledge, Building on our Strengths - Connecting Communities

Project Information (pdf)

The short term project will train a variety of First Nations community service workers from 31 remote First Nation communities. The training will consist of legal information related to violence against women and human rights.


Increasing our Knowledge: Building on our Strengths (pdf) Resource Booklet

Legal Information is Not the Same as Legal Advice (pdf) - OjiCree/English translated resource


Home Based Business - A Guide for Nishnawbe Women Manual Templates

Domestic Violence Training For Professionals / Service Providers - funded by the Government of Ontario (Ontario Women's Directorate)


Community Declaration

Helping Your Community

Organizing Events

The 'Kookum Project' (Indian Residential Schools)

Kookum Resource Workbook Oji-cree Kookum Resource Workbook


Background Information

Display of Material Produced - Booklets, Kits, Manuals

Catchment Area Map

First Nation Communities Served

Contact Info:

Equay-wuk (Women's Group)

P. O. Box 1781

16 Fourth Avenue

Sioux Lookout ON, P8T 1C4

Tel: (807) 737-2214 or toll free (800) 261-8294 Fax: (807) 737-2699


Last Updated: March 13, 2018