“A new Indigenous-led shelter opened its doors on Wednesday in downtown Winnipeg to provide a culturally-appropriate place for people needing place to sleep or just to warm up.
N’Dinawemak — Our Relatives’ Place at 190 Disraeli Freeway is a 24/7 winter warming space for up to 150 people this season.
It’s wheelchair accessible, low-barrier and offers showers and food around the clock, as well as beds and chairs for keeping warm.
End Homelessness Winnipeg CEO Jason Whitford says the need for N’Dinawemak is obvious.
‘We all see it when we travel downtown or we see the news and some of us Indigenous people, we have our own cousins or relatives that are on the streets. We see the impact in our community and the despair,’ he said.”
Read more from CBC Manitoba: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/ndinawemak-our-relatives-place-winnipeg-warming-shelter-1.6270413