YWCA Indigenous Mentorship Program
Programs & Services

Indigenous Mentorship

The YWCA Circle of Sisters Indigenous Mentorship program provides opportunities for self-identified Indigenous girls, Two-Spirit, non-binary and trans youth, ages 12-18 (mentees), to connect to Indigenous community and culture with the help of self-identified Indigenous women, non-binary and trans adults (mentors) and skilled facilitators. 


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Are you a self-identified Indigenous girl aged 13 - 18? 

Join our FREE afternoon talking circle and connect with other Indigenous women and girls! Get support and advice and enjoy activities in our Circle of Sisters.

Together you will
  • Make new friends and join a welcoming community, where you can talk about anything - from movies and music, to life experiences and personal issues 
  • Connect and gain support and advice from other self-identified Indigenous *girls (mentees) and *women role models (mentors)
  • Celebrate Indigenous cultures and explore social and gender issues together 
  • Take part in a variety of fun cultural activities, games, talking circles and discussions, and explore Indigenous media, current events, music and art 
  • Gain leadership skills, self-esteem and opportunities to reflect on your goals and experiences
  • Thursday, weekly
  • 4:30pm - 6:30pm 
  • New session begins in April 2021. Please contact the program for more information
  • On Zoom. Link will be provided after registration
About the Facilitator

Indigenous Mentorship Facilitator, Anna Soole, is Red River Métis and currently resides on unceded Coast Salish homelands.

For the past two decades, Anna has worked locally and internationally as an educator, consultant, coach, artist and healer with experience facilitating fun, interactive, arts-based programs for Indigenous women and girls.

For more information, contact mentorship@ywcavan.org.
*We welcome members of the Two-Spirit, non-binary, trans, queer and disabled communities.