Meet Me at the Bell Tower Celebrates 4 Years!

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Meet Me at the Bell Tower is celebrating 4 years of bringing community together weekly at the North End Bell Tower!

You’re invited

Event: MM@BT Celebrates 4 Years!
Date: Friday November 20th
Time: 6:00pm
Address: Selkirk & Powers [470 Selkirk Ave]

If you’ve ever been out, please do come back and celebrate with us. If you’ve never been out, what a great time to do so! We’ll also acknowledge the 5 Years of AYO! Aboriginal Youth Opportunities. Bring yourself, a friend & a prize!

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/144111025935333/

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Halloweek: Safe Halloween in the North End

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Thats right, it’s HalloWEEK in the North End, the week where we take the concept of SAFE HALLOWEEN and spread it across four days of Halloween fun. We are working with many different community groups/organizations and are thankful for the North EndYouth Council for helping make it so!

Day/Helpers
Wednesday/Wahbung Abinoojiag
Thursday/Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre & Ma Mawi
Friday/Meet Me at the Bell Tower & Turtle Island Neighborhood Centre
Saturday/Indian & Metis Friendship Centre

You can find all the details here: http://northendyouth.ca/news_details.php?news_id=157

***WEDNESDAY COSTUME GIVE AWAY
On the 28th, AYO will be attending the Wahbung event to drop off extra costumes!!****

And at the bell tower,

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Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1665430767070397/

Have a safe Halloween!

Understanding Urban Reserves (with support from Aboriginal Business Services Network)

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AYO would like to send a big ekosi, meegwetch and thank you to the Aboriginal Business Network of Manitoba for sponsoring some of our AYO Leaders to attend “Understanding Urban Reserves” Special Luncheon. The event is happening later today at the RBC Convention Centre!

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UPDATE: We had a great time attending the event. We are excited to learn more about urban reserves, and even got to ask a question around the topic. We asked: “Is there likelihood for urban indigenous youth leaders who feel disconnected from their home communities to work with Treaty 1 Chiefs around the creation of an Urban Reserve in the North End of Winnipeg?” The answers seemed primarily positive. We would like to emphasize that urban indigenous youth who call Winnipeg’s North End their home have been engaging in acts of sovereignty as best as we can without having a strong relationship with our reserves. Thanks for the opportunity, we have some upcoming announcements with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce we can’t wait to share (soon!)