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Ekowaamjigaadeg Inwewin ~ Language Nest Program
CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION
CORE FUNDING FROM HEALTH CANADA, BRIGHTER FUTURES
The Language Nest Program is a community based health promotion and ill-health prevention program for The Chippewas of Nawash. The program promote health thought learning-related activities that strive to increase awareness, change attitudes, build knowledge and enhance skills, that help to improve the quality of, and access to, cultural, holistic and community directed mental-health at the community level, through the Ojibwe language.
The elements of mental health activities include training, planning, consultation and information exchange.
The under the Brighter Futures funding, the Language Nest Program is intended for all members of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nations community.
Activities are to
•Deliver culturally appropriate and holistic community-based projects and programs to community,
by training, planning, consultation and information exchange
• Develop and circulate cultural resources materials,
• Providing training opportunities of community members;
• Help to develop positive attitudes, values and skills that have roots on their cultural heritage; and
• Program standards and networks
Language Nest Updates
Frequent hand washing is an important part of slowing the spread of COVID-19. Think you know how to wash your hands already? Watch this useful video to see how much you’ve missed – and how to wash completely.
Effective 11:59 PM, Thursday, April 2, 2020, the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation will restrict access to Neyaashiinigmiing to residents and essential services only. This restriction will be enforced at the Coveney’s Road entrance. The Sidney Bay Road entrance will remain closed to all traffic. Chief Greg Nadjiwon has issued the following statement:
The COVID-19 crisis continues to grip Canada and the world, with few signs of resolving as yet. On the heels of extending the closure of non-essential Band programs, Chief and Council have also voted to extend the Emergency Living Wage support program until May 4, 2020. The program offers $450/week to qualified applicants who have been economically impacted by the pandemic. More information about the program, including application guidelines, can be found here: Small Business/Entrepreneur Living Wage Program.
Cape Croker United Church Manse
4 Pit Road
135 Lakeshore Blvd.