Update on things happening in Rotary and indigenous communities, including current events – Rotary luncheons with guest speakers, open community and cultural gatherings, etc.




A cross-cultural learning experience for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal young adults.


Canoe trip on the Trent Severn Waterway


A group of 20 people.  Campers 16 - 18 years of age.  8 Aboriginal and 8 non-Aboriginal.

Leaders - Elders, Outward Bound trained leaders, experienced canoe trippers

2 Aboriginal and 2 non-Aboriginal


3 or 4 large style canoes capable of holding 10 paddlers each


Annually the end of August

Gather at Beavermead Park, Peterborough - Wed. afternoon/evening

Thurs.  - Lock 20 and Liftlock 21 to Trent Campus

Friday - Locks 22 to 26 to Lakefield & Lock 27 (Young's Point) to Camp Kawartha

Saturday - Stoney Lake to Petroglyphs Provincial Park

Sunday - Stoney Lake to Lock 28 (Burleigh Falls) and Lovesick Lake

Monday - Lovesick Lake to Lock 30 and Lock 31 (Buckhorn) and Curve Lake

Contact:  Janet McLeod    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




This project was born to support Indigenous youth living in Ontario take action that promotes environmental, social, spiritual and physical wellbeing.
Application deadline = July 4, 2014

You have a great project?  Apply for funding to the Youth-led Community Change Program before the deadline on July 7th, 2014.  Check the guidelines and/or contact Foundation staff for more info.

The IAYI initiative provides opportunities for Aboriginal youth to participate in international internships in developing countries.

The program is intended to:

  • provide valuable work experience for Aboriginal youth, raising their employability and/or empowering them to further their education post-internship;
  • provide opportunities for Aboriginal youth to increase their awareness of, and contribution to, Canada's international development efforts through participation in youth internships with local partner organizations; and,
  • build the capacity of Aboriginal youth to promote Canada's international development efforts both in Canada and abroad.

Application deadline - July 9, 2014

Please click below to read more.

International Aboriginal Internship Program