PGRCC Cultural Awareness Program

PGUAJS has a contractual agreement with the Prince George Regional Correction Centre to provide indigenous inmates with culturally relevant support services that will:

  • Assist clients in the understanding of aboriginal based cultural practice to increase personal awareness
  • To assist clients with spiritual and cultural connectiveness
  • Promote and facilitate cultural activity by modelling counselling and cultural based teachings
  • Provide Elder support and leadership

This support is offered weekly to inmates.

Program content includes:

  • "The Seven Feathers" which is based on the Seven Traditional Teachings:
    Respect - Love - Honesty - Truth - Wisdom - Courage - Humility
  • Talking Circles
  • Crafts and Arts 
  • One on one support
  • Elder visits
  • Community guest speakers

Annual Events include:

  • Aboriginal Day Celebration
  • Income Tax clinics supported by Canada Revenue 
  • Christmas Celebration

 

 

 

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