Have immediate concerns about a child? Call 416-969-8510

December 2021

Clans and Community

We have a new virtual learning series for the new year. Please join Traditional Knowledge Keeper Vivian Roy for clan teachings. This program is open to Indigenous people ages 16 years and older. Please email [email protected] to register. A zoom link will be sent to participants in advance of the workshop date.

January 13 – March 3, 2022  Thursdays 6:30pm – 8:00pm

January 13: Bird Clan

January 20: Bear Clan

January 27: Loon & Crane Clans

February 3: Deer Clan

February 10: Marten Clan

February 17: Eagle Clan

February 24: Fish Clan

March 3: Wolf Clan

November 2021

August 2021

Ogichidaa Community Helper Training Program (16 weeks)

In this 16 weeks virtual and in-person training program, you will learn:

*cultural teachings and ceremonies from a variety of Elders from different Nations

*child development

*coping skills

*writing and assessment skills

Monday, September 20 – Thursday, December 16

Programming Monday to Wednesday 10am-3pm

On the Land Thursday 9am-5pm

Please email [email protected] or call 416-969-8510 ext.4245


September 2021

24th Annual Community Pow Wow – virtual event and community giveaway day

We invite you to join us on Saturday, September 25 at 12pm for the 24th Annual Community Pow Wow! You can join our virtual event via our Facebook page Livestream and/or drop by one of our locations on September 25th at noon to pick up a “Giveaway kit”.

Giveaway kits include: An “Every Child Matters” orange shirt, a take-away taco, and a bundle of medicines.

Giveaway Kit Locations:

Virtual Pow Wow Tune in to Facebook Live on Saturday, September 25th for awesome virtual programming:

12:00 PM Traditional Opening with Knowledge Keeper Pat Green. Community Message from NCFST Executive Director, Dr Jeffrey Schiffer.  “Every Child Matters” Memorial Song – Young Creek Big Drum

1:00 PM Live from Mount Dennis Aboriginal Child & Family Centre Medicine Garden Walk-Through with Ojibikaans

1:30 PMLive from Native Youth Resource Centre Jingle Dress Dancers

2:00 PMLive from Malvern Aboriginal Child & Family Centre Hoop Dance Demonstration

2:30 PMLive from Scarborough Child & Family Life Centre – All Nations Juniors Big Drum

Please like, comment, and share this event for a chance to win an “Every Child Matters Flag” and other great prizes! 

Community Connects

Come join us for a virtual community program!

Tuesday Nights 6:00pm-7:30pm

September 14 – Community Council

September 21 – Fall Equinox

September 28 – Culture Night – Storytelling & Crafts

Space is limited, registration required.

To register contact the Oshkabewis Rita Souliere at [email protected] or call 416-471-7340

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