Canadian Indigenous Stories

PWRDF Indigenous Community Development Coordinator visits UNB

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Dr. José Zárate and Bishop David Edwards chat during the World Water Day ceremony at St. Mary’s First Nation in Fredericton.

This story was originally posted on Diocese of Fredericton enews and is reposted here with permission. Ready to board his flight back to Toronto, Dr. […]

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FORT MAC UPDATE: Helping renters and homeowners get home

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#FortMacStrong

Since the devastating and destructive fire of May 2016 in Fort McMurray, Alta., Canadian Anglicans have poured out their generosity through PWRDF relief, raising more […]

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Habitat for Humanity joins Pikangikum project

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Residents get water from external tanks at the edge of their property.

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is pleased to announce confirmation of a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Manitoba, to bring clean water to […]

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PWRDF receives $500,000 donation from the Diocese of Toronto

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Installing solar suitcases in rural health clinics in Mozambique powers lights and charges electronics, allowing babies to be delivered safely at night. Photo: Zaida Bastos

The Diocese of Toronto is making a $500,000 donation from its Our Faith-Our Hope campaign  to PWRDF to support maternal, newborn and child health in […]

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Reflecting on 20 years of Indigenous partnership

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Jose Zarate (far right, standing) received an eagle feather from the Confederation of Mainland Mi'kmaq.

Over the last 20 years, I have been honoured and privileged to work side by side with gifted Indigenous community leaders in their projects and […]

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The $25,000 Question

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A cheque repaying a $25,000 loan from PWRDF to the Caixa Nampula. Photo: Simon Chambers

In 1999, PWRDF gave a grant of $50,000 to the Two Rivers Community Development Centre (TRCDC) in Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas […]

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Teaching Language and Culture with Puppets

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Konwennénhon Marion Delaronde with Corn, one of the Three Sisters. Photo: Simon Chambers

Puppets have long been used on television to engage young children while teaching them.  The Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center (KORLCC), a PWRDF partner in […]

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