Helping Aboriginal People
     Heal Themselves.

Mathias Colomb Cree Nation - Health Authority

Grant ID:

'To awaken and create support to address loss and build our future'

Project Description:

Mathias Colomb First Nation Health Authority addresses the legacy of Physical and Sexual Abuse in Pukatawagan through the education and training of Elders and adult women and men who have attended Residential School.  The goals of the project are to:

a) Educate community members (open invitation) through workshops and training about the impacts of Physical and Sexual Abuse on their physical, emotional, mental and spiritual lives
b) Provide a process/space to express and talk about these impacts (committed and engaged community members only) on family, extended family, relationships and the community
c) Create healing relationships through support groups for men, women and youth (committed and engaged community members only), and
d) Focus on the creation of a long term community healing path created by and for Mathias Colomb First Nation through support group sponsored and guided community healing.

End Date:
March 31, 2010

AHF Contribution:

Primary Contact:

Primary Contact:
Ms. Flora Bighetty
Program Coordinator
Tel: 204-553-2271
Fax: 204-553-2241

Organization Address:
Box 133
Pukatawagan, MB R0B 1G0