GREAT recognizes and supports the strong cultural and traditional beliefs of the community, which is reflected in the programs and services provided. For the Onkwehon:we of the Grand River Territory; the Haudenosaunee (Mohawk, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Oneida and Tuscarora Nations) beliefs and values play a relevant role in the community. GREAT has adopted several principles which reflect the community’s history and culture.
GREAT operates out of a 45,100 square foot building, consisting of four wings each representing a longhouse. These wings feed into a central atrium similar to the manner that Haudenosaunee villages were once structured. The structure of the building symbolizes both the growth of the organization and the return to traditions that have characterized its development.
Six Nations band members residing both on and off-reserve.
of community members work within the community.
of the community earn their wage through paid employment and 15% of the community is self employed.