Posts Tagged ‘Aboriginal communities’
Touch The Earth
June 2, 2020—Cawston, BC: Touch the Earth is a land-based training program for Indigenous youth workers seeking to awaken their youth to a sense of pride, belonging, and possibility. Experiential activities of attuning to and caring for the land provide Indigenous youth a safer entry point to engage their feelings and listen to themselves and…Read More
Mar 10, 2020—West Kelowna, BC: Attachment theory aligns with Indigenous beliefs that relationality and connection are vital to psychologically whole and healthy humans. Indigenous values place enormous importance on community and the power of acting together. Children become attached to adults who are sensitive and responsive in social interactions with them, and who remain…Read More
Feb 11, 2020—West Kelowna, BC: Unsure how to integrate cultural approaches into your program or classroom? You are not alone. Dr. Margo Greenwood once posed the tough question: “Are we creating modified versions of residential schools in our own communities?” In other words: Are we feeding into colonization or are we promoting revitalization? How do…Read More
In the News!
Aug 2015—Kelowna: Our first summer camp was a resounding success—every single youth reported that they want to come back again! The camp was held in the Okanagan and attended by more than 70 youth from 7 Nations. We were supported by an impressive roster of adults including Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, actress Michelle Thrush, and…Read More
IndigenEYEZ up North
May 2015—Williams Lake: Our weekend youth camp with the 7 Tsilhqot’in and Carrier-Sekani reserve communities around Williams Lake was a hit. We delivered two workshops for adults before spending the weekend with youth from across this broad territory. This youth worker from one of the most remote communities describes what happened: “It was difficult to…Read More
Catch The Fire!
IndigenEYEZ is honored to share this transformative youth program with the Nations of the interior region! This is an amazing opportunity for youth to reconnect with their roots while exploring their individual personality and creativity through guided creative facilitation. IndigenEYEZ will be sending their team of top Facilitators to lead the activities and events. This…Read More
Power of Hope!
If you like the IndigenEYEZ model, we highly recommend this Power of Hope youth camp! Hosted on a gorgeous 315 acre farm on beautiful Cortes Island, participants will have the opportunity to explore the arts and learn how to become leaders in their communities. Scholarships Available for First Nations Youth! IndigenEYEZ has contributed to the…Read More