The participants will help improve an Aboriginal collegial study centre’s infrastructure and services. They will upgrade the facilities on the college’s cultural site and give a hand with the landscaping of an outdoor field. Volunteers will also help ensure the preservation of important documents for First Nations.
Volunteers will be sleeping in College dorms.
Odanak, which means village, is an Abnaki territory on Saint-François River’s eastern shore. In Odanak, there is the Musée des Abénakis, which is Quebec’s oldest museum dedicated to Aboriginal culture.
The Institution Kiuna focuses on shaping First Nation citizens into the leaders of tomorrow. Kiuna will teach them how to excel in the workforce, how to proudly show off their cultural heritage, how to be socially responsible, how to take care of their community’s well-being and how to be open-minded. Its mission is to make higher education more accessible for First Nations.
Description for the extra fee:
250$CAD per adult
100$CAD per kid
(Could be more than the 350$CAD)
The age required for the kids is between 3 and 12.