We all work together to help one another.

Our Mandate

Established in 1984, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata is a Grandmother in the Winnipeg family of community service-providers with more than 30 years of experience working with Indigenous families. We are community people helping other community people reclaim our inherent roles and responsibilities as Indigenous caregivers and the most important teachers of our children.

The name Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata translates from Ojibway into the phrase, “we all work together to help one another.”

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre is a strength and value-based family resource organization delivering community-based programs and services within the philosophy embodied in our name. Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre believes in accountability, transparency and effective use of resources. For us, this means working together with our families, our partners, funders and governments to create community based solutions that build local capacity for self-care.

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Family Group Conference Coordinator

Jan 10, 2022 @ 15:28|

Deadline: January 18, 2022 Position Title: Family Group Conference Coordinator  Classification: Full-time (One Year Term)  Location: TBD  Salary: To be Negotiated   The Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre is currently seeking an individual for the [...]

Request for Proposal: IT Strategy

Dec 14, 2021 @ 7:29|

Proposal Deadline: January 28, 2022 Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre is seeking proposals for the development of a comprehensive Information Technology Strategy that will assist the organization in meeting its mandate and objectives over [...]

Christmas Hamper Drive

Nov 30, 2021 @ 15:40|



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