Service Model

Our model is grounded in our vision of reclaiming Indigenous bodily sovereignty. It is designed and led By Indigenous folx, for Indigenous folx and free of cost to Indigenous folx. It is deeply rooted in our culture, and designed to impact everyone in our communities – from youth to elders.

Education/mentoring with teens

  • Menstruation/moontime teachings
  • Fertility awareness
  • Anatomy
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Preconception care and knowledge
  • Preventative health information
  • Reclaiming bodily sovereignty 
  • Sti testing – potentially in the form of courses? 
  • Traditional parenting classes 
  • Nutrition classes 
  • Fertility awareness
  • Conscious conception
  • Sex education
  • Birth Education
  • Breastfeeding Education
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Empowerment and advocacy resources

Birthworker fund

  • Community fund for Indigenous birthwork services centered in culturally rooted resources
  • Development of culturally rooted resources and dissemination costs (books, classes, gatherings, etc.)
  • Preventative health information
  • Reclaiming bodily sovereignty 
  • Rights and options in birth
  • Safe co-sleeping
  • Postpartum Education
  • Traditional Medicine Birthwork
  • Traditional foods

Men’s roles in fatherhood

  • Supporting men to step into their roles as fathers
  • Reclaiming bodily sovereignty 
  • Cradle Board workshops
  • Safe co-sleeping
  • Men’s traditional work like firekeeping, building lodges, moss bags, rattles, cradleboards, etc.

Training for the community

  • Free of charge cost to communities
  • Reclaiming bodily sovereignty 
  • Safe co-sleeping
  • Cradle Board and Moss Bag workshops
  • Preventative health information
  • Mortality and morbidity and historical trauma outcomes on parenting, birth and breastfeeding
  • Physical educational resources/material/infographics
  • Elder Care and curriculums
  • Reclaiming birth work for communities
  • Traditional birth roles of community members


  • Reach youth/teens through education and mentorship
  • Establish a birthworker community fund to develop and provide culturally-rooted services and resources
  • Support men’s roles as they step into fatherhood
  • Develop and train the community at no cost on traditional birth and parenting practices
  • Ensure sustainability of our reclamation efforts by removing barriers, economic and otherwise, to continuing and expanding our reach

Successes to date