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Wear this special hand-made bracelet as a reminder to pray for Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

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Wear this special hand-made bracelet as a reminder to pray for Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

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ABOUT

Less than 500 years ago, the only people living in Canada were the First Peoples. The Indigenous people of this land have a rich history and unique relationship with our country, one that includes chapters of hurt but also new chapters of healing.

Together, through tangible acts of love and hope-filled testimony, we can be a blessing to Indigenous communities across the land! Partner with us today.

STORIES

Frank Wapoose

Thursday, May 9, 2019

After years of alcohol abuse, Frank had a dramatic encounter with Christ in an alley. He heard a voice tell him to go to church. It convicted him and he went. While in church he discovered God’s love and plan for his life.

Laura Trapper

Monday, April 30, 2019

God’s design is that children grow up in a nurturing home, where they can flourish into adulthood. But for many Indigenous children, the ramifications of residential schools has passed on cycles of abuse and dysfunction. Laura shares how she breaks the cycle of abuse in order for children to flourish!

Carmen Jones

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Carmen Jones grew up in a single parent home and was bullied as a child for not having a dad. Today Carmen works with youth in the community.

Residential School Survivors

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Cheryl Jones grew up in The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation territory. After losing her father at 12 years of age, she ended up going down a dark path of drugs and alcohol in high school.

Food Rescue / TINA QUIRING

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

If you’ve been to the grocery store lately, you may have noticed that most of the produce is quite beautiful. As a society, we have high standards, but what happens to all of that produce that has a little spot or two that doesn’t affect its quality?

Igniting Hope / BEV HADLAND

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Crystal Lavallee is joined by First Peoples Voices Outreach Ambassador, Bev Hadland, to speak about our First Peoples Voices projects.

Delivering Food to Northern Communities / VOLKER KROMM

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

To give us a first hand look at the challenges of delivering food to the north – here is Volker Kromm.

Freedom in Jesus / SHAVINA GLADUE

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Shavina Gladue joins us to talk about her journey through suicidal thoughts, the hope she found and how she is now living out her life of faith encouraging others whenever she can.

Youth Suicide

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The #1 leading cause of death among Indigenous youth is suicide. Our team has been in a number of communities and seen first hand, the devastating impact suicide has on families and communities. Take a look at this.

Stan & Sally Bragg Full Interview

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Stan and his wife, Sally, grew up in Toronto. They were partiers. One day Stan had an encounter with God and his wife thought he was an alien. Sally was watching 100 Huntley Street and gave her life to Christ while watching.

Ginny Bruneau

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Ginny Bruneau grew up in Cold Lake First Nation reserve in Alberta. She had a wonderful loving home until the age of 12, when her mother left her father for a younger man.

Rob Keeshig

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Rob Keeshig grew up on the reservation and was abused by a Priest. Rob became angry, bitter and hopeless, but 43 years later, had an encounter with God.

Agnes Mastin

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Agnes Mastin grew up in McLeod Lake Indian Band, north of Prince George, British Columbia.She ended up in foster care at a young age and was severely abused. This is her testimony.

Cheryl Jones

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019

Cheryl Jones grew up in The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation territory. After losing her father at 12 years of age, she ended up going down a dark path of drugs and alcohol in high school.

Brandon Kicknosway

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Brandon grew up in a Christian family but as he got older, he felt God wasn’t important anymore and he began to lead his own life. This led him to a dark place of selfishness, suicidal tendencies and anger but God intervened and radically changed his life.

Sandra Waboose

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Sandra Waboose joined Maggie John to share how her life was transformed when she cried out to God to forgive her of her sins and change her life.

From the Sixties Scoop, to the Street to Salvation

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Taanis Bellerose shares her incredible story of salvation in Christ after leading a life of abuse, prostitution and drugs.

Florence Blois

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Florence Blois shares about her experience in Residential School.

Roger Lewis

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Roger Lewis shares about his battle with alcoholism and the incredible work that God has done in his life.

&Bev's Blog

MISSION UPDATE

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Northlands First Nation, Lac Brochet, Manitoba

I was so pleased in early March to receive an invitation from Chief Antsanen and Council to visit Northlands First Nation, the most northern community in Manitoba. It is a fly-in Denesuline community with a population of just over 720. The caribou, a main part of their diet, did not pass nearby this year making the search for food more difficult.
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Birch Narrows Dene First Nation, Saskatchewan

This trip, my latest, began right at the large sign to Birch Narrows.  I was greeted by Rebecca Sylvestre, Family Support Worker for this community.   We went immediately into a meeting attended by Rebecca, Rene Sylvestre, Health Director; Terry Campbell, Community Navigator
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Letter of Intent for Community Kitchen in Birch Narrows

I recently spent a few days in Birch Narrows, northern Saskatchewan. While there I presented Rebecca Sylvestre with a Letter of Intent for their Community Kitchen. At the time of presentation, Crossroads had raised $15,000 for the project. The letter will help them get the rest of the funding needed to bring this dream to fruition...
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Southend-Birch Narrows - Onion Lake Update 2018

This trip was one of the most exciting I have experienced due to its varied elements.  From my starting point at Southend on the Manitoba border, to Onion Lake on the Alberta border, there were no dull moments!  My roles ran the gamut from assisting with media, switching to missions and preparing meals as team members planned interviews and videography.
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Love In Action: Bringing Fresh Food To Our Indigenous Communities

... I was shocked because so many northern Indigenous communities can’t afford the high cost of nutritious food. A head of iceberg lettuce costs $7.09. Three pounds of no-name ground beef costs $22.00. Such is the added cost of transportation to remote areas...
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Media Mentorship Program for Indigenous Youth

Two years ago, Crossroads pioneered an exciting media mentorship program for Indigenous youth! The goal was and is, to give high school students living on reserves a positive cross-cultural experience. The youth stay with staff, and enjoy special trips to the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium and Niagara Falls interspersed during their training.
BC Mission September
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BC Mission to 5 Indigenous Communities

I was invited by Lana and Rick Wolf to visit Blueberry River First Nation to listen to their concerns and pray with them for revival and a strong church to be established in the community. I was both shocked and saddened to hear about the history of Blueberry River First nation...
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Hope is Rising in Canada’s Arctic

You know those magnetic people…the ones who, when they speak, instantly grab your attention and lock you in? It’s usually not because they’re the loudest, or funniest, or most charismatic… it’s their trustworthiness, relatability and realness that elevates their voice from the crowd.

YOUTH MEDIA MENTORSHIP

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