The Cree Nation Youth Council has organized walks for suicide awareness in four communities in Eeyou Istchee. The daytime walks will be followed by a healing circle in the evenings where all are encouraged to share their experiences dealing with suicide. The “Journey Through the Heart of Eeyou Istchee 2008 – Journey of Hope, Embracing Life” touches down in the following communities:
Waswanipi: Tuesday, February 19
Ouje-Bougoumou: Saturday, February 23 – Monday, February 25 – 87 km
Mistissini: Saturday, March 1 – Monday, March 3 – 126 km
Nemaska: Thursday, March 20 – 224 km – FINISH
For more information or if you are interested in joining the journey, contact your local Youth Council or Youth Department for more information or contact the Cree Nation Youth Council at (819) 673-2600.