wîcihtasowak ones who come to help

Working from a nehiyaw worldview

Research, program evaluation services, and training from within an Indigenous world-view, based on Indigenous teachings, beliefs, values, language, ceremony, and protocols.

Relationships with
  • United Way
  • Blue Quills University
  • Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women
  • Government of Alberta
  • Boyle Street Community Services

Celebrating indigenous culture and teachings


Living in my own house with nehiyaw beliefs and values.


To teach through guiding, mentoring, and experiencing.


To Examine in Order to Support/Redirect.

ohpikinâwasowingrowing a child

We’re published

Western theory and practice are over-represented in child welfare services for Indigenous peoples, not the other way around. Contributors to this collection invert the long-held, colonial relationship between Indigenous peoples and systems of child welfare in Canada.

Recommended by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation “Educational Programs” in their ReconciliACTION Plans, ohpikinâwasowin/Growing a Child is suggested as a primary resource for the “Calls to Action Sample Plans” for Child Welfare.

Gently Whispering the Circle Back
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Gently Whispering The Circle Back

Our award-winning documentary produced alongside University nuhelot’įne thaiyots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills to document an exploration of the journey of healing in a people wounded by the Canadian Indian Residential School system.