Description & Services
Description (Service) Works to empower and instill Anishinabek culture and traditions in the youth members of the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising 
  • Provides activities to increase the knowledge and use of Anishinabek language including speaking contests and drum groups to record traditional songs 
  • Coordinates cultural activities and events such as monthly sweats, full moon ceremonies, medicine walks, and art contests/exhibits 
  • Educates the youth about the teachings and protocols of traditional ceremonies including cedar baths, sacred fire, fasting etc 
  • Raises awareness of the importance of cultural traditions in the workplace such as daily smudging and speaking Anishinabemowin 
  • Provides training sessions and workshops to teach youth Native crafts such as hand drums, moccasins, porcupine quill items and weaving
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation ; M'Chigeeng First Nation ; Sheguiandah ; Sheshegwaning ; Whitefish River First Nation ; Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
 
Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising Territory
Application Call for information
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 G'Mewin Migwans, Community Youth Engagement Coordinator; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 221; Email: gmigwans@uccmm.ca
Alternate Executive Hazel Recollet, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 201; Email: hrecollet@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 Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)