Total $59,500—7 projects
Family Circles Project—Lytton, B.C.
Residential School Family History Book
Funding for the writing of a book by a native and non-native women in which a story of being in a residential school will be told and woven around the two worlds – one world which focuses upon intellect and thought; the other world focuses upon learning from experience. (Diocese of Cariboo)
Guy Hill Residential School Healing Conference—Winnipeg, Man.
Spiritual Healing and Cultural Renewal
Funding is for one of many workshops for former students, families and communities affected by Guy Hill Residential School (Roman Catholic). Event will include people from The Pas. (Diocese of Brandon)
Maison Waseskun House—Montreal, Que.
Ex-Offenders Support Network
Project to encourage first Nations communities to provide a network of support for ex-offenders. This addresses the generational effect of residential schools and the living of that today is often in our jails. (Diocese of Montreal)
All Saints Anglican Church—Merritt, B.C.
Nicola Valley Residential School Conference
The first healing gathering for the five bands in the Nicola Valley held June 1994 for 3 days. Approx. 100 people in attendance. Shirley Harding and Bishop Cruickshank present for 1 day. (Diocese of Cariboo)
Professional Native Women’s Association—Vancouver , B.C.
Healing Workshops for small communities
Funding for people trained in doing healing workshops to go into the small communities and provide training for the people there. (Diocese of New Westminster)
St. Peter’s Anglican Church—Waskaganish, Que.
Waskaganish Residential Schools Healing Program
To establish training and support teams made up totally of native persons who attended residential schools. It is envisioned to develope in two phases. (Diocese of Moosonee)
Cree First Nation ofWaswanipi—Waswanipi, Que.
A Strategy for Short and Long Term Healing of Our Community – Community Healing Process
Funding for a short and long-term healing process for the community. This is following the reunion of Shingwauk Residential School. (Diocese of Moosonee)