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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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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.
Quebec Native Women Inc  
http://www.faq-qnw.org
Acts as a spokesperson in order to make known the needs and priorities of their members especially those concerning the issues of equality, rights and justice. (See Details)
Ikwe Widdjiitiwin Inc.
Forms a crisis shelter that provides safe accommodation, supportive counselling and advocacy to abused Aboriginal women and their children, in Winnipeg.
Healing our Spirit BC Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Society  
http://www.healingourspirit.org
Aims to prevent and reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS in both urban and rural Aboriginal communities in British Columbia through educational workshops and resources. Offers care and support services to Aboriginal peoples infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. (See Details)
Native Women's Association of Canada  
http://www.nwac-hq.org
Works to enhance, promote and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Métis women with First Nations and Canadian societies. Addresses the following issues: the Indian Act, the constitution, family violence, HIV/AIDS, justice, health-related issues, child welfare, and Aboriginal rights. (See Details)
Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg
Provides holistic services to the Aboriginal community of Winnipeg. Programs include: Head Start, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects Education Program, Abinotci Mino-Ayawin (Children's Healing), Healthy Child Program, Medicine Wheel Awareness Workshop and a Men's Healing and Wellness Program.