Mi’kmaw women ‘so excited’ as dreamed-of Resilience Centre gets $8M – CBC

Mi’kmaw women ‘so excited’ as dreamed-of Resilience Centre gets $8M – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 202273 Views

Aug 17, 2022

Millbrook centre will offer mental health help, language immersion, a birthing centre and more

Three women involved in a project to build a centre dedicated to the healing and support of Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQIA+ people and their families are celebrating their dream finally becoming a reality in Nova Scotia.

The Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association will build the Resilience Centre in Millbrook First Nation with about $8 million in joint funding from the federal and provincial governments.

Speaking with CBC’s Mainstreet Tuesday, president Bernadette Marshall said she’s “so excited” for the women of Nova Scotia.

Read More : https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/mi-kmaw-women-so-excited-as-dreamed-of-resilience-centre-gets-8m-1.6552876

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