Fat tire bikes make trails accessible at Cumberland House. Besides the odd mama bear keeping people off the trails at times near Cumberland House in northeast Saskatchewan, not much else does. Bill Thomas, the village’s Recreation Director, wants to keep it that way.
Sharing a meal, gathering in the bush and joining in a paddle may seem like simple things, but members of the Six Rivers Fund Board say it’s those moments of connection that can make all the difference.
Experiencing the devastation of suicide in so many of their communities, the Six Rivers Board is increasingly supporting initiatives that build young people up.
Children North Early Childhood Intervention Program (CNECIP) received $10,000 from the Six Rivers Fund this past February to build a multi-purpose therapy room.
For youth representatives of the Hector Thiboutot Community School in Sandy Bay, expanding education programs to include areas that honour and teach local traditions and cultural heritage is very important.
For the past decade, literacy data has been collected by staff at Miniahik Wasahigan Elementary School and the Northern Lights School Division. The results showed that more focused attention to literacy education was required.
The participants in the Fond du Lac Canoe Quest met with stunning sunrises for five days at the beginning of August as they set out to retrace the water routes of generations past.
Budgets are tight across the province and small communities often feel it the most. That’s one of the reasons the principle-teacher of Uranium City’s school was thrilled to receive money from the Six Rivers Fund.
82 students arrived in Prince Albert for three days of workshops in the areas of stage presence, song-writing, singing and much more.
While winter is just setting in, the residents on the Fond du Lac First Nation can see past the snow to sunny days