Indigenous youth bound for four-month service trip


Last updated 8/20/2019 at 3:36pm


First Nations Indigenous youth will work with Indigenous communities in Peru.

WINNIPEG, Man.-A group of 34 Indigenous youth left in mid-August for a four-month service trip in Peru that includes a cultural exchange with local Indigenous communities. The youth, between the ages of 18 and 26, are part of the International Aboriginal Youth Internships Initiative, which is run by Canada World Youth and funded by Global Affairs Canada.

"They'll be working on the healthy kitchens initiative, which is building kitchens out of adobe clay and bricks," says Tina Goodin, the program manager with Canada World Youth. "They'll also be working with women's organizations there. So i...

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