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 ▸
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 ▸
ARPA's Elder and Youth Capacity Building Culture Camp planned in collaboration with multi-nation Indigenous Elders based in Treaty 7, the Boys and Girls Club of Calgary's Indigenous Initiatives, and Miskanawah ▸
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 ▸