Equay-wuk (Women's Group)

 


Training Opportunity:

Poster (pdf) Note: Application Deadline: April 27, 2018

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


Employment Opportunities:

Victim Services Counsellor funded by the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, Indigenous Justice Division. Application deadline: May 3, 4pm

Project Coordinator funded by Indigenous and Northern Affairs. Application Deadline: May 3, 4pm

Project Info


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

Self-esteem

Healthy Relationships

Family Violence Prevention

Bullying

Healthy Families~Surviving Responsibilities

Alcohol/Street Drugs/Solvent Abuse


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


FAMILY INFORMATION LIAISON UNIT (FiLU)

re Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)

For More Information: FiLU (pdf)


EQUAY-WUK PROGRAMS:

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.

Resources:

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

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


RESOURCES:

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)

RESOURCES

Community Declaration

Helping Your Community

Organizing Events

The 'Kookum Project' (Indian Residential Schools)

Kookum Resource Workbook Oji-cree Kookum Resource Workbook


OUR ORGANIZATION

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: April 18, 2018