INDIGENOUS PATHWAYS INC

Address
1307 St Marys Road E Route 318
St Marys, PE C0A1R0
CA
Contact
Website: http://indigenouspathways.com/
Phone: +1 (780) 514-4841
Nonprofit
NTEE: X20 - Christian
EIN: 30-0346161

Mission

To advance religion by teaching the religious tenets, doctrines, and observances associated with faith in Jesus Christ as Savior with an emphasis on ministry to and with Indigenous peoples as focused through their cultures.
 20162015201420142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2001
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$46,400.00$22,750.00   
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$22,750.00   
Number of employees01   
Number of people compensated >$100k80   
Number of volunteers98   
Number of highly compensated contractors00   
Personnel
Aldred, Ray
TitleChairmanChairman Chairman 
Name of key/compensated personRay AldredRay Aldred Ray Aldred 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officerTrue    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Average hours per week working for org58   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs00   
Bear, Cheryl
TitleVice-ChairVice-Chair Vice-ChairVice-Chair
Name of key/compensated personCheryl BearCheryl Bear Cheryl BearCheryl Bear
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officerTrue    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org44   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs00   
Buller, Cornelius
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   Cornelius BullerCornelius Buller
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Church, Casey
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Casey Church   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0   
Dion, Joe
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personJoe Dion    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Graham, Wes
Title Field Ministry Staff   
Name of key/compensated person Wes Graham   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 45   
Reportable compensation from org $22,750.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0   
Jacobs, Adrian
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Adrian Jacobs   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0   
Levasseur, Marc
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personMarc Levasseur    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org3    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Peterson, Wendy
TitleSecretarySecretary SecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated personWendy PetersonWendy Peterson Wendy PetersonWendy Peterson
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officerTrue    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org25   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs00   
Robinson, Siouxsan
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personSiouxsan Robinson    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Russell, Shari
TitleTreasurerTreasurer TreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personShari RussellShari Russell Shari RussellShari Russell
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officerTrue    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org56   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs00   
Smith, Andrea
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personAndrea SmithAndrea Smith   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org11   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs00   
Twiss, Richard
Title    Chair
Name of key/compensated person    Richard Twiss
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Woodley, Randy
Title Director DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person Randy Woodley Randy WoodleyRandy Woodley
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTo advance religion by teaching the religious tenets, doctrines, and observances associated with faith in Jesus Christ as Savior with an emphasis on ministry to and with Indigenous peoples as focused through their cultures.To advance religion by teaching the religious tenets, doctrines, and observances associated with faith in Jesus Christ as Savior with an emphasis on ministry to and with Indigenous peoples as focused through their cultures.   
Primary exempt purpose   Our purpose is to communicate the teachings of Jesus to Native North American people in a culturally relevant way; to encourage Native North American life to be centered in a spiritual relationship with Jesus; and, to facilitate culturally appropriate participation of Native people within the wider community of those who follow Jesus.Our purpose is to communicate the teachings of Jesus to Native North American people in a culturally relevant way; to encourage Native North American life to be centered in a spiritual relationship with Jesus; and, to facilitate culturally appropriate participation of Native people within the wider community of those who follow Jesus.
Program service expenses, total$229,428.00$231,223.00 $43,315.00$75,190.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Kids Culture Camp, a joint venture with our Canadian partners, involved 63 kids from five reserves/reservations who came together with 43 staff and volunteers, for a week of residential camp in partnership with community members and leaders from each reservation. The traditional encampment continues as the best setting for kids to learn about Jesus as the way for their lives to be the best possible expression of Indigenous identity.
Program expenses$58,670.00$53,533.00   
Program revenue$0.00$0.00   
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00   
Program descriptionKids Culture Camp, a joint venture with our Canadian partners, involved 63 kids from five reserves/reservations who came together with 43 staff and volunteers, for a week of residential camp in partnership with community members and leaders from each reservation. The traditional encampment continues as the best setting for kids to learn about Jesus as the way for their lives to be the best possible expression of Indigenous identity.Kids Culture Camp, a joint venture with our Canadian partners, involved 51 kids from six reserves/reservations who came together with 37 staff and volunteers, for a week of residential camp in partnership with community members and leaders from each reservation. The traditional encampment continues as the best setting for kids to learn about Jesus as the way for their lives to be the best possible expression of Indigenous identity.   
This year's ministry continued the Inenimowin Circle Healing program from Canada in the Browning MT area. The program incorporated participants from the Browning reservation and other rural and reservation localities. There were 18 persons involved in each of the training portions of the program which operated twice per year with a further 33 involved in the small group programs offered throughout the year.
Program expenses$67,320.00$31,750.00   
Program revenue$0.00$0.00   
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00   
Program descriptionThis year's ministry continued the Inenimowin Circle Healing program from Canada in the Browning MT area. The program incorporated participants from the Browning reservation and other rural and reservation localities. There were 18 persons involved in each of the training portions of the program which operated twice per year with a further 33 involved in the small group programs offered throughout the year.This year's ministry included the continuation of the Inenimowin Circle Healing program from Canada in the Browning MT area. The program continued to incorporate participants from the Flathead reservation and other rural and reservation localities. There were 21 persons involved in each of the training portions of the program which operate twice per year with a further 37 involved in the small group programs offered throughout the year.   
Workshops dealing with peer counseling skills, suicide prevention and intervention, Christian living, and community ministry skills continued to be offered on and off the reservations staff and volunteers worked on. Once again, there was a conscious decision to limit the work to the same communities as our other programs. A total attendance of about 67 people including adults and youth participated.
Program expenses$61,390.00$71,630.00   
Program revenue$0.00$0.00   
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00   
Program descriptionWorkshops dealing with peer counseling skills, suicide prevention and intervention, Christian living, and community ministry skills continued to be offered on and off the reservations staff and volunteers worked on. Once again, there was a conscious decision to limit the work to the same communities as our other programs. A total attendance of about 67 people including adults and youth participated.There was a continued investment of time in workshops dealing with peer counseling skills, suicide prevention and intervention; Christian living; and community ministry skills. This was a conscious decision to limit the work to the same communities this year, given volunteer and staff time and resources. A total attendance of about 73 people including adults and youth participated.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$229,428.00$247,111.00 $116,691.00$95,562.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$229,428.00$247,111.00$118,767.00$114,607.00$95,562.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$0.00$0.00   
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$229,428.00$247,111.00   
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00   
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00   
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$2,105.00$2,000.00$0.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns$0.00$0.00   
Contributions revenue from membership dues$0.00$0.00   
Revenue from fundraising events$229,428.00$0.00   
Contributions from related organizations$0.00$0.00   
Revenue from gov't grants$0.00$0.00   
Revenue from all other contributions$0.00$247,111.00   
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00   
Net rental income  $0.00  
Net income from fundraising events$0.00    
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$229,428.00$267,105.00   
Total functional expenses: program service $229,428.00$231,223.00   
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$32,594.00   
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$3,288.00   
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Legal fees (total)$1,654.00$1,469.00   
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
General management fees (total)$13,829.00$13,673.00   
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$54,027.00$54,027.00$90,421.00$38,285.00$24,340.00
Total assets, beginning of year$54,027.00$74,021.00 $12,310.00$24,340.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00   
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00   
Net assets$54,027.00$54,027.00 $38,285.00$12,310.00
Net assets, beginning of year$54,027.00$74,021.00   
Bond liabilities$0.00$0.00   
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00   
Other assets$0.00$0.00   
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00   
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$54,027.00$54,027.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$54,027.00$74,021.00   
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00   
Escrow or custodial account liability$0.00$0.00   
Loans and other payables to key persons$0.00$0.00   
Grants payable$0.00$0.00   
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$0.00-$19,994.00   
Advertising (total)$3,275.00$3,747.00   
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00   
Accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00   
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00   
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$0.00$0.00   
Deferred revenue$0.00$0.00   
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00$0.00   
Secured mortgages and notes payable$0.00$0.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$54,027.00$54,027.00   
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00$0.00   
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members88   
Number of independent voting members88   
Accrual accountingTrueTrue TrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-01 2013-02-012012-02-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012014-01-012013-01-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990 990EZ990EZ
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.1 2013v3.02012v2.0
Filing identifier201713289349300501201632259349303348 201412589349200536201302569349200005
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