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IAA Leadership and Character Education Curriculum

  • Rooted in Indigenous Values
    • Curriculum integrates teachings on community responsibility, environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity.
    • Youth learn leadership skills grounded in Indigenous ethics, preparing them to serve as future stewards of their communities.
  • Interactive Learning
    • Hands-On Activities
      • Workshops and projects immerse youth in cultural narratives and practical skills development.
      • Activities include building traditional tools, interpreting oral histories, and creating multimedia projects that honor heritage.
  • Reflective Exercises
    • Guided reflection and journaling help youth explore personal growth, cultural identity, and their roles within their communities.
    • Exercises reinforce values such as humility, reciprocity, and collective well-being as essential to leadership and community service.

Community Service and Service Learning

  • Monthly Service Projects
    • Youth lead and participate in service initiatives that benefit their communities while preserving cultural traditions.
    • Projects range from community gardens and environmental cleanups to cultural heritage preservation efforts.
  • Empathy Development
    • Activities promote understanding and appreciation of diverse cultural perspectives, fostering empathy and solidarity among youth.
    • Youth gain insight into collective responsibility and sustainable practices through hands-on community engagement.
  • Real-World Impact
    • Projects demonstrate tangible benefits to local communities, reinforcing the value of cultural knowledge and environmental stewardship.
    • Youth develop project management skills, teamwork, and leadership by implementing solutions that address community needs.