Friday, August 27, 2010

We want YOUR stories!!

Hey Everyone!
The HLN is looking to add to our Personal Stories section... if you have a story of how you or your family or your community has been affected by suicide, or perhaps you or your family or your community are doing something to Honour Life ... then send it our way!!

Send your submissions to: eboudreau @

Thursday, August 19, 2010

ETFO Pledges $225,000 over 5 Years to Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps

Lieutenant Governor’s initiative now reaching over 5,000 youth in 29 fly-in communities!"These programs are making a profound difference in inspiring and building the confidence of Aboriginal youth who live in Third World conditions.”


Need Help Getting Funding for Your Community Program?!

Well check it out!! Learn effective proposal writing techniques and valuable tips for writing a winning grant proposal!This in-depth, full-day workshop is designed for Aboriginal and not-for-profit professionals new to the grant-writing world as well for professionals looking to expand their grant-writing knowledge.


Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Youth Grant

For 2010, the National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Week group has set aside one $2500 grant specifically for YOUTH. If you know any younger leaders that are looking for extra money to help celebrate a week of “LIVING THE GOOD LIFE”, then please do not hesitate to send them to THIS link, enabling them to chance to win $2500 for their community events!


Aboriginal Participation in Sport

Check out this article to learn more about participating in sport, physical activity and cultural activities and the benefits they can have on your acedemics, the way you feel mentally and the relationships you have with friends and family!


Friday, August 6, 2010

A young life, a senseless end

Chris Cobb
The Ottawa Citizen
Date Published: Saturday, July 24, 2010

"Tell an adult. There is such a code of honour about keeping confidences. Young people need to know that you have to break confidences. You have to tell someone who will be able to intervene; We all do the best we can and look back and decide how we could have done things differently, but to tell a parent or someone who can help you."


Anti-suicide program to target northern Sask. youth

SASKATOON — A suicide-prevention program is being developed to try to reduce the number of young native people who are killing themselves in northern Saskatchewan.


Native Youth Speak Out

Tofino-based Jacqueline Windh spoke with 14 First Nations teenagers from various corners of the province, providing an opportunity for them to share their views on school, alcohol and drugs, family, culture and language.

The six-part series was made possible by Tyee readers who gave to the Tyee Fellowship Fund. Windh received a $5,000 Tyee Fellowship for Solutions Reporting enabling her to carry out this project.

Check it out!!