Helping Aboriginal People
     Heal Themselves.

Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement

Grant ID:

Title: Our Healing Journey

Project Description:

The "Balanced Lifestyle Program" provides the following components: Introduction to Violence, Childhood, Adolescence and Adulthood/Alternatives to Violence.  The process includes group discussions, exercises, role plays, films, sharing and talking circles. Topics aimed at the 'ME' such as Self-Esteem, Self-Acceptance, etc.; other topics aimed at 'ME AND MY FAMILY' such as Discipline, Sexual Assault/Incest, Adult/Parent/Child, Family Violence and finally other topics aimed at 'ME AND MY COMMUNITY'. The program and design considerations will include input from Residential School Survivors and their families in order to adapt the model to the specific needs of the community.

AHF Contribution:

End Date:
March 31, 2010

Primary Contact:
Ms. Margaret Daniels
Tel: 780-689-2170
Fax: 780-689-2024

Organization Address:
Box 16
Caslan, AB  T0A 0R0