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COTT

The Community Outreach Transit Team: Connecting Resources and Building Relationships On Edmonton Transit

At the end of September 2021, a new program called Community Outreach Transit Teams (COTT) was launched that partners Bent Arrow outreach workers and City of Edmonton transit peace officers. This is an attempt to unite individuals with resources they may need, but not know how to obtain. So far there are two teams, with …

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Being A Non-Indigenous Ally

Over the last decade, people have started to understand the deep seated racism towards Indigenous peoples. Non-Indigenous people are starting to become more aware of the human rights violations throughout Turtle Island, a recent catalyst for non-Indigenous wanting to learn about Indigenous cultures was the uncovering of children who attended the Residential School in Kamloops. …

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Iskwew House Young Mothers Bent Arrow

Celebrating Indigenous Culture With Young Mothers at Iskwew House

Iskwew means woman in Cree. The Iskwew program desires to bring into our group home the traditional and cultural aspects of parenting. Each Mother’s Day we celebrate our young mothers at the Iskwew parenting group home. Mother’s Day is a time for us to honor and appreciate these women. This Mother’s Day we focus on two important cultural pieces that remind our mothers of who they are, and where they come from.