Manitoulin Island Exchange Application
Organised by Canadian Roots Exchange
Who Are We?
We are Canadian Roots Exchange (CRE), a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth who believe in a Canada where youth stand in solidarity to promote respect, understanding and reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Canadian Roots Exchange is registered charity (registration number 832296602RR0001) that provides Indigenous based leadership, learning and reconciliation experiences to every youth that participates in our programs. CRE organizes three main types of activities: exchange programs, workshops and conferences.

Central to CRE programming is the need to bring together Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth. Regardless of the activity, we believe that having dialogue is necessary to foster understanding and reconciliation.

The Manitoulin Island Exchange

Canadian Roots Exchange is organizing an upcoming exchange from November 10 to 13, 2016 to Manitoulin Island.

This exchange group will be comprised of Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth from Sudbury and Manitoulin Island area.

Manitoulin 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.

Ka-waabmin pii dgoshnan maanpii Mnising – see you when you arrive to the Island!

Youth between the ages of 18 and 29 years of age are encouraged to apply. For youth in Sudbury and Manitoulin Island, CRE provides round-trip transportation. Accommodation and food are included.

This program is made possible by the generous support of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres.

Youth who are selected are asked to contribute a $30 participation fee.

Questions? Contact us:
info@canadianroots.ca
416 946 5047

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