Trip to Tataskweyak Cree Nation Split Lake, MB

Where It All Began ...
Where It All Began ...

In true Canadian fashion, we had to stop at Tim Hortons for some pre road trip energy!

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Pit Stop in Grand Rapids, MB
Pit Stop in Grand Rapids, MB
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Grand Rapids Headstart Visit
Grand Rapids Headstart Visit

For our pit stop, the ToyBox team made a visit to the Grand Rapids Headstart. We learned about their programming and created new connections along the way!

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Our Arrival to Split Lake
Our Arrival to Split Lake
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Welcome Sign Selfies!
Welcome Sign Selfies!
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Cabin Appreciation
Cabin Appreciation

Research assistants Mikaila Collins (left) and Meagan Nenka (right), spent the night in a newly constructed cabin built for community wellness. Check out the link below to read all about our Split Lake reflections!

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Traditional Resource Stewardship Centre
Traditional Resource Stewardship Centre

We toured this centre and learned about the work that community guardians have undertaken to uphold traditional Cree laws that maintain and protect the lands and water.

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Group Photo within The Stewardship Centre
Group Photo within The Stewardship Centre

From left to right: Sheri Skwarchuk, Yvonne Vizina, Mikaila Collins, Mike Garson, Elder Victor Spence, Meagan Nenka, Karlin Mann

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Gifts From Community Elders
Gifts From Community Elders

Cree Star Blanket gifted to the ToyBox group from Tataskweyak Cree Nation community Elders.

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