Native child and caregiver napping together at a Chaku Manaqi łush play circle

Chaku Manaqi-Łush (Help Me Grow) supports the well-being of young Native children and their families. We use Native culture and traditional practices to guide children and families towards a full life.

We offer healing, guidance, care and collective wisdom for your parenting journey. Here, you can make meaningful connections and strengthen your ties to the Native community.

Chaku Manaqi-Łush is a project of the Future Generations Collaborative. We invite all families who have children up to 7 years old to join us.

Services We Offer

Young native children playing on the floor together with letters and a Haida whale puzzle
  • Connect and play circles (family playgroups)
  • Online caregiver support circles
  • Cultural connections
  • One-on-one support
  • Connections to community services and resources

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How It Works

Chaku Manaqi-Łush playgroup space for Native families.

We connect with families through playgroups and gatherings, online support circles and check ins.  We invite families to show up and participate however you feel most comfortable.

There’s no cost or time commitment.

Ready to Join?

Contact the Future Generations Collaborative at 503-313-5254, or fill out our interest form»

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