Bringing Up Baby
The Early Years would not be possible without the community members and Elders who ground and guide the cultural evolution of the program.
Group gatherings between The Early Years participants include sewing and beading circles, sharing circles, and topic-specific workshops, like sage and sweetgrass gathering and traditional parenting sessions.
All the things my kokum taught me: berry-picking, medicinal herbs, the language. When we have those teachings, the world is our classroom. So, I say to the youth: you’re First Nations and it’s so important. Go back to it.