Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2013-2014 - 2nd Quarter
Recipient Name: MIAWPUKEK MI'KAMAWEY MAWI'OMI FIRST NATION
Location: Conne River, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Date: 2013-07-23
Value: $75,000.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Miawpukek Mi'kamawey Mawi'omi First Nation has entered into a funding agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to manage the Miawpukek First Nation Healing and Sentencing Program. The Program strengthens the capacity of local First Nation around the management of justice issues; promotes community-building practices; and, remains current with the evolving roles of the Provincial and Federal Justice systems on a local level as well as on a larger scale. The Program accomplishes its goals by promoting the Mi'kmaq Traditional Justice practices through healing and sentencing circles, by conducting community and school presentations, and by gathering feedback and information from community members on the benefits of the circle process. Partnerships continue to grow with RCMP, Band Manager, Provincial Justice Department members, Police Advisory Committee, and other influential individuals, Victim Services, Adult and Youth Probation, and Child Youth and Family Services.
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