Exchanges


14889704_1257997077595830_6456461427542610047_oRANKIN INLET – TORONTO EXCHANGE

Feb 22-28, 2017 (Toronto)
April 12-17, 2017 (Rankin) 

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Looking for Indigenous  youth aged 14-17 from the Greater Toronto Area to participate in a cultural exchange between Toronto and Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

From February 22nd-28th 2017, Toronto will host the Rankin Inlet participants for six days and participate in group activities, sightseeing and events. The Toronto team will then travel to Rankin Inlet from April12th-17th for the second phase of the exchange.

This is a FREE exchange program.

Youth must have two valid pieces of ID to participate (Travel Stipulations)

Fundraising as a team will be a crucial part of preparing for this exchange so that each individual participant is not responsible for fees.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW!

Questions? Contact us:
Info@canadianroots.ca


 

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Kuujjuaq – Ottawa Exchange

March 12-18, 2017 (Ottawa)
April 14-21, 2017 (Kuujjuaq)

DEADLINE: NOV 30, 2016

Calling Indigenous and non-Indigenous Gatineau-Ottawa area youth between ages 14-17 to be part of our exchange program between Kuujjuaq, QC and Ottawa-Gatineau.

APPLY NOW HERE !

Questions? Contact us:
Info@canadianroots.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Halifax – Saskatoon Exchange

Feb 17- 22, 2017 (Halifax)
May 18-23, 2017 (Saskatoon)

DEADLINE: DEC 5, 2016

Looking for Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth aged 14-17 in the Halifax-Dartmouth area for our upcoming exchange between Halifax and Saskatoon in 2017! Please share this incredible opportunity with your community contacts and any interested youth in Halifax

HALIFAX YOUTH CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

SASKATOON YOUTH CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Questions? Contact us:
Info@canadianroots.ca

Wela’lin – Thank you!

 

 

 


 

BEARDY’S & OKEMASIS FIRST NATION EXCHANGE | Nov 7-11, 2016

14525229_318486861860318_6066629042472559031_oBeardy’s & Okemasis First Nation is one of the original signatories to Treaty 6, making it a location rich in Cree culture. Its proximity to Fort Carleton and Batoche also make it an ideal place to learn about Métis and Saskatchewan history. Over the course of 4 days and nights, 13 Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants will come together to learn from community members and develop a greater understanding of each others’ current realities. As part of this program, youth participants will learn about the historical importance of the region as well as the modern successes of the community. Youth between the ages of 18 and 29 years of age are encouraged to apply. This project is supported in part by Willow Cree Health Services. Youth participants who are selected will be asked to contribute a participation fee. CRE will provide round-trip transport from Saskatoon, food, lodging and all activities for the program. CRE strives to make its programs accessible and as such, youth facing financial barriers who have challenges contributing the full fee are still encouraged to apply as some bursaries can be made available.  Selected participants are required to attend 1-2 pre-departure sessions before the exchange.

Interested participants should submit an online application, or contact info@canadianroots.ca,1-306-966-2964

Interested? APPLY HERE! 

 


MANITOULIN ISLAND EXCHANGE | Nov 10 – 13, 2016

*This is an exchange for youth, 18-29 years old, living in the Sudbury – Manitoulin Island area 

manitoulin-island-circleManitoulin Island or Mnidoo Mnising is home of the Ojibwe, Odawa and Pottawatomi People’s or Anishnaabek. During this November long-weekend program, participants will be visiting several Anishinaabek communities throughout the island. This Manitoulin visit will focus on First Nations education, language revitalization and connection to land, through Story telling and arts. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with the community members and youth of manitoulin through Drum-making/Socials, Historical teachings, and helping to prepare traditional foods. This is an experiential program were participants will also have the opportunity to partake in a Traditional sweat with an Elder.

Participation fee is $30.

Ka-waabmin pii dgoshnan maanpii Mnising – see you when you arrive to the Island!
This program is made possible by the generous support of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres.
Questions? Email info@canadianroots.ca or call us at 416 946 5047.