Total $37,000—6 projects

Equay-Wuk – Women’s GroupSioux Lookout, Ont.
Pee Me Un Ta Wee He Ko Eyun – Healing Continues.
This second annual seminar is to continue to provide aboriginal women a forum to share experiences and continue to help each other in their healing journeys as nurturers of families – October.  (Diocese of Keewatin)

Guy Hill Residential School Reunion Northern Manitoba
Spiritual Healing and Cultural Renewal
The theme of the gathering is spiritual healing and cultural renewal and is for any former student of Residential Schools or anyone affected directly or indirectly by the Residential Schools experience. (Diocese of Brandon)

Henry Budd College for Ministry—The Pas, Man.
Abuse Workshop Phase 1 for Clergy and Church Wardens
To train, beginning January 1999,  indigenous clergy and other church workers as resource people in a Healing process designed to help victims of abuse, especially Residential schools abuse.   (Diocese of Brandon)

Kwakiutl Band Council—Vancouver Island
Child Care and Family Centre Cultural/Language Program
To provide a safe nurturing environment where young children and their families can learn and practice their language, culture and traditions.   (Diocese of British Columbia)

Pelican Lake Healing Gathering—Sioux Lookout, Ont.
A Healing Gathering at Pelican Indian Residential School
The focus of the second gathering is to encourage and promote healing, resources available for healing, identify the ‘next steps’ in individual and community healing.  (Diocese of Keewatin)

World Vision Canada—Edmonton Alta.
Focused Help for Sexually Abused Aboriginal Peoples of Canada.
To set up a nationwide 1-800 telephone short-term crisis counselling referral line for Canada’s aboriginal peoples.  (Diocese of Edmonton)