Description & Services
Public Comments
  • United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) is a member of the political territorial organization Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
  • Maamwi Noojmodaa means "Let's heal together" in Ojibwe
Description (Service) Provides mind, body and spirit healing opportunities through Anishinabek teachings and ceremonies for adults who are in the justice system 
  • Delivers weekly healing sessions separately for men and women 
  • Facilitates all sessions through a Traditional Knowledge Keeper/Elder and the Program Worker  
  • Teaches Anishinabek principles and approaches to build a healthier community 
  • Strives to improve decision-making skills of participants 
  • Offers free transportation to sessions
 
Activities and healing sessions are based upon the 4 seasons and can include (but not limited to): 
  • Fall harvest and hunt 
  • Fall and spring fasting 
  • Traditional fire keeping and Shkaabewis teachings 
  • Monthly full moon ceremonies 
  • Buffalo teachings 
  • Sharing circles 
  • Beading and regalia making 
  • Sweat lodges and cedar baths 
  • Medicine picking (Summer harvest) 
  • Mental, emotional, spiritual and physical self-care
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Session times available at office and on website
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation ; M'Chigeeng First Nation ; Sheguiandah ; Sheshegwaning ; Whitefish River First Nation ; Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
  • Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising Territory either on/off-reserve and 
  • Must be currently in the Justice system, such as pre-sentencing, on probation etc
Application
  • Referrals accepted from any source including self-referrals 
  • To make arrangements for transportation contact Thomas Francis
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5307
Fax 705-377-5309
Website www.uccmm.ca
Primary Contact Beverly MacIntyre, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 200
Primary Executive Thomas Francis, Program Worker; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 208 * (Cell) 705-822-3485; Email: tfrancis@uccmm.ca
Alternate Executive Paula Corbiere, Justice Program Manager; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 207; Email: pcorbiere@uccmm.ca
Site Location Office is located on M'Chigeeng First Nation reserve on Manitoulin Island
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 1110 Highway 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Intersection Hwy 551 and Park Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 275 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Department of Justice; Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG)