Craig Brochmann (Little Buffalo from Enoch Cree Nation, Alberta) currently works for Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation as their Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator, previously he was employed for 10 years with Enaahtig Healing Lodge as The I am a Kind Man program facilitator and trainer for the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Centers. This program is for men who want to improve their quality of life, who want to end violence against women and who want to be a positive role model. Mindfulness and self-awareness are the foundation of the three-month program along with learning about definitions of abuse, communication, identity as a Native man, anger, stressors, coping, and self-care. This program is in its 10th year and is for men 16 and older, who want to learn about this unique program that impacts partners, families, friends, and communities.
Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin | I am a Kind Man www.iamakindman.ca
(The Wild Nellies are grateful to be joined by Craig Brochmann at the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation Health and Resource Centre on October 21, 2018.)