Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2009-2010 - 1st Quarter
Recipient Name: LYTTON FIRST NATION
Location: Lytton, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 2009-06-18
Value: $256,740.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Lytton First Nation has entered into a contribution agreement with the Department of Justice to manage the Yeneid Preventative Justice Programs. The Yeneid Preventative Justice Programs provide services focused on prevention, rediscovery (for children and youth), alternative measures and restorative justice, fisheries offenses and probation administration. The programs serve both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities over a one-hundred mile radius between Boston Bar and Spences Bridge on both sides of the Fraser. Specific Aboriginal communities served include: Cooks Ferry Band; Nicomen Band; Lytton First Nation; Village of Lytton; Siska Indian Band; Skuppha Band; Kanaka Bar Band; Boothroyd Band. Program objectives include efforts to reduce crime, reconnect children with their cultural roots, maintain an alternative form of dispute resolution to the Criminal Justice System, and to provide information and support to offenders and victims involved in the process.
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