Anishnabeg Outreach is a local non-profit organization that provides Indigenous people with culturally-appropriate services, and strives to support individuals and provide assistance to overcome barriers.
Healing of the Seven Generations offers support for First Peoples residing in the Region of Waterloo, including those who are experiencing intergenerational impacts from the residential school system.
The Woodland Cultural Centre serves to preserve Indigenous history, art, language and culture. The Centre in Brantford is open to the public, and also runs virtual programming. There is a virtual tour of the Mohawk Institute Residential School on June 15th from 7-8:30 pm.
O:se Kenhionhata:tie was formed by a group of TwoSpirit IndigiQueer folkx who have built a community for Two Spirit, queer, trans, or non-binary Indigenous and settler young people, and who advocated to the local governments for reconciliation through Calls to Action.
Online webinars on a variety of topics are scheduled every Thursday in the month of June. The University of Waterloo recognizes that we need to learn, celebrate and honour Indigeneity throughout the year, not just in the month of June. To learn more, click here.
Laurier offers two Indigenous Student Centres (ISC). Whether you are looking for a space to study, hang out with friends, or continue on your journey of identity through cultural programming – the ISC has got you covered.
The Grand River Métis Council represents citizens in the Grand River area as a chartered council of Region 9 and are a council of volunteers who support Métis citizens, host council meetings, and plan community events for our area.
The National Association of Friendship Centres are Canada’s most significant urban Indigenous service delivery infrastructure and are the primary providers of culturally enhanced programs and services to urban Indigenous residents. For over half a century Friendship Centres have been facilitating the transition of Indigenous people from rural, remote, and reserve life to an urban environment.
Waterloo is situated on the land traditionally cared for by the Haudenosaunee, Anishnaabe and Neutral Peoples. Click here for more information and resources regarding the City of Waterloo's response to reconciliation.
The City of Kitchener is situated on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee Peoples. Click here for more information and resources regarding the City of Kitchener's response to reconciliation.
The Indigenous Relations Academy offers various types of training and support to help guide individuals and organizations in their reconciliation journey and help teach people how to work effectively with Indigenous Peoples. Learn more about the training opportunities available.