Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2008-2009 - 4th Quarter
Recipient Name: CONSEIL DES ATIKAMEKW D'OPITCIWAN
Location: Obedjiwan, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2009-03-02
Value: $107,950.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Council of the Atikamekw of Opitciwan has entered into a contribution agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to manage the Council of Opitciwan's Elders Program. The purpose of the Opitciwan social justice committee is to: - Restore harmony and balance in the community; - Promote the participation of community members in and make them responsible for the restoration of harmony; - Develop a justice system that includes more elements from the Atikamekw culture and the circle vision of Aboriginal peoples; - Provide rapid responses to crimes and conflicts that are based on Atikamekw values, needs, realities and traditions specific to the Opitciwan community; and - Promote the adoption of peaceful behaviours.
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