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.
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2001
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
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 
Name of key/compensated personRay AldredRay Aldred 
Average hours per week working for org58 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionOfficerIndividual trustee or director 
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 
Name of key/compensated personCheryl BearCheryl Bear 
Average hours per week working for org44 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionOfficerIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs00 
Church, Casey
Title Director 
Name of key/compensated person Casey Church 
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 
Position Individual trustee or director 
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  
Average hours per week working for org1  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
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 
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 
Position Highly compensated employee 
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 
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 
Position Individual trustee or director 
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  
Average hours per week working for org3  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0  
Peterson, Wendy
TitleSecretarySecretary 
Name of key/compensated personWendy PetersonWendy Peterson 
Average hours per week working for org25 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionOfficerIndividual trustee or director 
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  
Average hours per week working for org1  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0  
Russell, Shari
TitleTreasurerTreasurer 
Name of key/compensated personShari RussellShari Russell 
Average hours per week working for org56 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionOfficerIndividual trustee or director 
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 
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 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs00 
Woodley, Randy
Title Director 
Name of key/compensated person Randy Woodley 
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 
Position Individual trustee or director 
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. 
Program expenses (total)$229,428.00$231,223.00 
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 
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00 
Program revenue$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 
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00 
Program revenue$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 
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00 
Program revenue$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
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$229,428.00$267,105.00 
Program services (total functional expenses)$229,428.00$231,223.00 
Management & general (total functional expenses)$0.00$32,594.00 
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$0.00$3,288.00 
Revenue
Total revenue$229,428.00$247,111.00 
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$2,105.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$229,428.00$247,111.00$118,767.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$0.00$0.00 
Investment income$0.00$0.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$229,428.00$247,111.00 
Gross receipts$229,428.00$247,111.00 
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$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00  
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 
Accounting service fees (total)$3,625.00$3,547.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$54,027.00$54,027.00$90,421.00
Total assets, beginning of year$54,027.00$74,021.00 
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$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 
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 
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-01 
Tax year end date2016-12-312015-12-31 
Accounting methodAccrualAccrual 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990 
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-172016-12-29 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.1 
Filing identifier201713289349300501201632259349303348 
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