Oskatis Nigaaniiwemowin, which translates to the "The Way of the Young Leader" is the Anishnaabewmowin name for FOPT's Young Leaders Circle. The Young Leaders Circle is a group of Indigenous young people between the ages of 14-29 from across Turtle Island who share a common interest in supporting youth in their communities. Through reciprocal sharing and teaching, the Circle supports one another to develop skills, explore challenges, and celebrate successes in youth life promotion work, as well as advising on FOPT's organizational decisions and program design. The Young Leaders Circle meets seasonally engaging in networking, training, and cultural teachings.
FOPT held it's first young leaders gathering in November 2020. Read our blog to find out more about how it went.
The FOPT Young Leaders circle is a place for all Indigenous youth to connect, learn, and support one another. Our next session will be February 18th and is open to Indigenous youth (aged 14-29) from across Turtle Island.