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Aboriginal Women's Council of Saskatchewan

Forms an initiative of the Community Justice Programs of the Government of Saskatchewan. Includes in its objectives: educating and organizing Aboriginal women to help with issues such as safety, victimization, abuse and healing; influencing the development of social policy that is sensitive to the needs of Aboriginal women and children; promoting wellness and safe environments through community development and economic development, and; providing crime prevention and family violence programs for youth.

QWOC: Queer Women of Colour

Forms an organization for Aboriginal, mixed-race, racial, ethnic and cultural minority women and girls who are questioning their sexuality and/or who identify with bisexual, dyke, transgendered, queer, lesbian. A Victoria-based social and political group that promotes awareness and action around queer and racial issues.

Pacific Association of First Nations Women

Assists Aboriginal women and their families with health, education, and social services issues. Serves as the host agency for a variety of programs providing support and direct client services to Aboriginal individuals and their families.

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network  
http://www.caan.ca

Forms a coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support and advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective  
http://www.sistersong.net/
Works to educate women of color and policy makers on reproductive and sexual health and rights, and towards the access of health services, information and resources that are culturally and linguistically appropriate. (See Details)
Mother of Red Nations Women's Council of Manitoba  
http://morn.cimnet.ca/
Works to promote, protect and support the spiritual, emotional, physical and mental well being of all Aboriginal women and children in Manitoba; and to provide voice, representation and advocacy for Aboriginal women through spiritual, cultural, social, economic, political, educational, and recreational development. Provides advocacy and support for Aboriginal women. Administers a skills development training and employment fund for urban Aboriginal women. Creates and promotes community training and learning initiatives to empower and build individual and community capacity. Connects Aboriginal women with culturally relevant healing, training and professional development initiatives. Organizes workshops and conferences on a wide range of issues impacting Aboriginal women in Manitoba. (See Details)
Mamawihetowin Crisis Centre
Provides a shelter for Aboriginal women and their children.
Mi'kmaq Native Friendship Centre  
http://www.micmaccentre.ca/
Provides student tutoring, youth group, dance group, counselling for job, alcohol and drugs, domestive violence, or other personal issues, a needle exchange program, and a half-way house. Also offers upgrading computer skills courses. (See Details)
Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre - Elice Neighbourhood Site
Maintains a resource centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant preventive and supportive programs and services for Aboriginal families.
Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre - Anderson Neighbourhood Site
Maintains a resource centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant preventive and supportive programs and services for Aboriginal families.