Search Organizations (English): Aboriginal women

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Canadian Indigenous Women's Resource Institute
Raises awareness and educates non-native people regarding issues facing visible minorities, specifically aboriginal people, and stresses how this knowledge can benefit society as a whole. Develops and presents workshops, seminars, and educational forums specifically targetting Indigenous women and relevant issues, including healing circles and spiritual counselling. Provides and promotes mental, physical, spiritual and emotional healing through native spirituality.
Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women
Promotes positive attitudes towards aboriginal women. Promotes aboriginal women and their particular field of expertise and ability. Addresses issues of concern at the local, provincial, federal and international levels. Encourages the participation of Indigenous people, including women, in any forums dealing with Indigenous human rights. (See Details)
Visions Centre of Innovation
Visions is a Centre of Innovation committed to developing and communicating a deeper understanding of Aboriginal population health. Aboriginal identity, traditions, culture and relationship patterns are integrated in the Visions mandate. Visions strives to build and maintain effective partnerships with Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal communities through..... 1) health promotion - technical and organizational support for national, regional and local health promotion initiatives directed toward Aboriginal People; 2) health innovation research and evaluation - applied research related to Aboriginal population health and related "best practices"; 3) information sharing and networking - using technology and conventional means to facilitate effective communication, skills development and knowledge transfer among community-based service providers. (See Details)
Sunrise Native Addictions Services
Assists individuals and families affected by addictions by providing education, prevention treatment and support. Offers Women's programs including Weekly Women's Group, Weekly Sharing Circle and E.A.G.L.E. (Ending Aggression Group Living Empowered) Circle.
SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective
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
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
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.