“The food forest is something tangible that the community’s future leaders can take over after we’re gone. They’ll remember that they planted that tree and why.”
-ALFRED GAMBLE, LANDS MANAGER, MUSKEG LAKE CREE NATION
“I dream of starting a restaurant. Or at least to get a chef’s degree or something like that – that’s what I want to pursue.”
Colton, 16, Waywayseecappo First Nation
Jayla, Jaelie and Kaylie are learning to take care of Mother Earth with the help of their grandmother, Glenda.
Hear from nine of Natoaganeg School’s Youth Champions – students who taken on a leadership role to help create a healthier school and community in Eel Ground First Nation – while reflecting on their experiences in the days leading up to their grade eight graduation.
As the Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds 2020 initiative expands across Canada, we are forming new and meaningful partnerships with Indigenous communities.