The mission of E-Tahkanawasot Care Centre is to provide individualized quality care for children whose parents are attending classes at Oskayak High School. E-Tahkanawasot Care Centre provides an atmosphere where Indigenous culture, values and child-rearing practices are emphasised. Fostering positive self-esteem begins at birth. The early learning centre supports this continued growth.
-Indigenous cultural programming is key for the growth of the children. The Four Directions Teachings, Smudging, Tipi Teachings, resource people and Elders are key parts of this foundation.
-Our program is based on the Play and Exploration document principles. Children are competent and active learners who develop and thrive through play in an environment that includes:
- Opportunities for safe exploration and play with a variety of materials and activities.