Committee for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women Present: Young Wabanaki Women Rising “Finding Your Voice”

Young Wabanaki Women Rising

“Finding your Voice”

 May 23-25, 2014

Gathering & Tradeshow

WU Conference Center, University of New Brunswick

Fredericton, NB

Ages 17-25

Registration Fee-$ 125 

A gathering for young Aboriginal women in New Brunswick to increase their cultural knowledge; affirm their Aboriginal identities; build peer and inter-generational support; and learn about strategies and resources in post-secondary education, employment, entrepreneurship and violence prevention and intervention. 

Schedules of events, activities and workshops include

  • 7 Sacred Teachings
  • The Clan System-Traditional Governance & Leadership
  • Panel of Women Leadership
  • Cyber Safety
  • Making Waves
  • Aboriginal Concepts in Parenting
  • Funding & Scholarship skills for college and university
  • Career planning & job fair
  • Women Entrepreneurship & Trades
  • Women in the trades
  • Fun Sessions & an evening Gala event

 

Click Here for the YWWR Registration Form

 Keynote Speakers: Chelsea Edwards ( Shannen’s Dream  Spokesperson)

      Lisa Charleyboy (Urban Native Magazine)

 FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO REGISTER CONTACT:

Committee for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women

Email Angel Ward at <caaw@nb.sympatico.ca>

Phone: (506) 363-4641

Website: www.caaw.ca