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Surrounded By Cedar Child & Family Services is pleased to announce Jennifer Chuckry as the new Executive Director for the Agency as of February 2017. Jennifer has worked with the Agency for over 10 years in various capacities, has worked diligently to build and maintain strong respectful relationships and is actively involved in the urban Aboriginal community. Jennifer believes wholeheartedly in the capacity of self-determination for both on and off-reserve communities. The Agency, via the Board of Directors, offers their most sincere congratulations to her and look forward to seeing her in the role of Executive Director.

About the Annual Back to School Picnic

 

Date:August 12th, 2017 (Victoria) 
Registration Deadline: July 9th, 2017 - Everyone MUST Register

For further information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Registration for all Back to School Picnics is now closed.

Late applications will be accepted at the event in your community on a first come-first served basis.

We will be bringing a small amount of extra supplies to each event, but of course cannot make any guarantees that your students will receive supplies or that their specific grade will be available.

The registration site is now closed and the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. will only be used to send out event reminders, sending an email to this address will not garner any results as far as new/late registrations go. Your best bet at this point is to come and join in the celebration in your community. Enjoy the summer everyone and we look forward to seeing you at the Picnic in your community.

Interested in becoming a volunteer for the Picnic? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Read more: Aboriginal Back to School Picnic

Teachings from the Half-Boy: A Cultural Homecoming offers insight for Elders, parents and residential school survivors seeking to reclaim and preserve traditional culture for their children.

Culture flourishes with the sharing of knowledge between generations, Familiarity with traditional songs and stories creates a strong fabric of cultural literacy, but disconnection characterizes the First Nations experience. Teachings from the Half-Boy: A Cultural Homecoming offers insight for Elders, parents and residential school survivors seeking to reclaim and preserve traditional culture for their children.

DVD Ordering Information

Discs are available at the Surrounded by Cedar office, or you can order one by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The price is $10 per DVD.
Read more: Teachings from the Half-Boy
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