Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: EQUAY-WUK (WOMEN'S GROUP)
Location: Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Date: 2006-09-22
Value: $60,483.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: Nishnawbe Women in Leadership & Self Government is an extension of the work Equay-wuk initiated in their last initiative “Nishnawbe Women in Leadership 2005”. Focused on increasing female representation in First Nation governance structures and participation in self-government within Ontario’s provincial remote north, this six month initiative will be accomplished in two parts (1) gathering women of 31 First Nation communities at a three day workshop covering topics of self-government, leadership, and organizational development and (2) strategically partnering and working with the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Women’s Council to provide information to the newly elected NAN Leadership on women’s issues/concerns and identifying processes for voicing women’s issues and concerns.