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Child and Family Services
Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services Inc.

91 23rd St W
Battleford, SK
S0M 0E0
P.O. Box 1270

(P)306-445-3500
(F)306-445-2533
(T)1-888-445-5262

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A Description of On-going Activities

Elders Activities

The LAC's have been responsible for providing activities for the Elders in each community. Activities consisted of lunches for Elders, transportation to and from sun dances, ceremonies, round dances, feasts and community functions.

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Kanaweyimik Child and Family Services Inc. currently provide statutory and support services to the following four member communities:

    • Moosomin First Nation Pop. 1512

 

    • Red Pheasant First Nation Pop. 2094

 

    • Saulteaux First Nation Pop. 1158

 

    • Sweetgrass First Nation Pop. 1673

 

    • Mosquito First Nation Pop. 1243

 

 

  

According to Elder Norman Sunchild, the Cree name "Kanaweyimik" has its origin in two meanings or messages that pertain to the care of children:

To the parents - "take care of your children";

To the children - "ask their parents to take care of them".