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A Family's Journey

January 6th 2020

This story is about a couple, determined to have their children returned to their care, and to provide a safe and loving home. Larissa and Jari were gifted with support of a Family Wellness Partner through Miskanawah's Mahmawi-atoskiwin Program to help support them through their journey.  Larissa and Jari are a beautiful   ▸

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Land Acknowledgement

September 11th 2019

Acknowledging the land in which we are situated is happening more frequently than ever before. Stemming from stories of the land that span generations, it is a traditional custom of Indigenous people that dates back centuries when welcoming outsiders onto their land and into their homes.We acknowledge the land as   ▸

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Turtle Island

March 21st 2019

By Diamond Willow Employee, Brooklyn: We began our Elder’s Hours at Diamond Willow Youth Lodge with an Elder named Blair Thomas. As youth poured into the space, Blair led us all in a talking circle. We started off with an opening smudge and prayer and an introduction of our names and   ▸

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