Akwe:go is a Mohawk word meaning "everybody" or "all of us". It's the name of a unique program for Aboriginal children ages 7 to 12.
Wasa-Nabin means "to look forward, to look beyond" in Ojibway. It's the name of a program for Aboriginal youth ages 12 to 18.
These programs are available through Indian Friendship Centres in Ontario. The Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides funding to the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres to provide these programs.
Akwe:go and Wasa-Nabin promote healthy development in ways that respect cultural backgrounds and traditions. The programs are designed to meet the unique needs of each community. They provide: