Cultural Resource Program

Cultural Resource Coordinator

The CRC will ensure the effective delivery of the Cultural Resource program to urban Indigenous people, with the primary focus being children, youth and families, fostering a strong sense of well-being and positive Indigenous identity. The CRC is responsible for providing and facilitating access to traditional teachings and ceremonies in a safe and acceptable environment. The CRC will also promote cultural awareness, language support, cultural-based healing, work with Elders and traditional people as required using a prevention lens to meet the needs of the community.

Program Services

  • Provides a safe and welcoming space for children, youth and families to share, nurture and explore traditional and culture-based knowledge and practices
  • Provides safe access to Elders, traditional teachings and ceremonies
  • Develops and supports multigenerational healing and reconciliation programs/projects
  • Provides access to traditional medicines and sacred items
  • Provides space and opportunities for culture-based and inspired arts and crafts
  • Designs and implements unique wholistic, culture-based activities for individuals and their families
  • One-on-one and group support
  • Coordinates and supports healing and reconciliation programs within Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations and communities
  • Traditional feasts, celebrations and social events and gatherings
  • Elder socials and teas

Participant Services

  • Sharing / Support Circles
  • Drop-in support
  • Individual and Family supportive counselling
  • Personal cultural support
  • Traditional and ceremonial activities
  • Workshops and traditional teachings
  • Community awareness initiatives

Outreach Services

  • Access to Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers
  • Public presentations
  • Educational Workshops
  • Collaborative event planning

Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre

580 Cameron Street
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 3Z5
(705) 775-0387
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159 King Street, Suite 300
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 2R8
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