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Exploring Theme: "Bringing Reconciliation to Health Care"

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February 29, 2024

SCO Set to Host Health Gathering Featuring International Speakers to Share Knowledge

NationTalk: The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is pleased to announce the “Achieving Reconciliation: First Nations Health Gathering” set to take place at the RBC Convention Centre on Treaty One Territory in Winnipeg, Manitoba from March 19 to 21, 2024. The gathering will feature speakers from Canada, the United States, and as far away as Australia....

November 15, 2023

Bison roam on Pelican Lake First Nation again thanks to act of reconciliation

Pelican Lake First Nation now home to 22 bison CBC Indigenous: A herd of bison returned to Pelican Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan this month, bringing hope to the community. Loko Koa, a Saskatchewan-based Samoan organization, teamed up with the relief organization Tearfund to gift 22 bison to the community, which is located about 185 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon. “It...

October 22, 2023

Indigenous students lead the way in new McGill course on Indigenous health care

‘I’m never going to have all the right answers,’ says student CBC Indigenous: A new course at McGill University is putting a spotlight on Indigenous health care, and Indigenous students are the driving forces behind it. The course, called “Indigenous Worldviews in Health Delivery and Research,” debuted this fall. It’s available to graduate students at the...

October 3, 2023

Kids Help Phone continues its commitment to support First Nations, Inuit and Métis young people from coast to coast to coast with renewed action plan

The 2023-2026 action plan builds on Kids Help Phone’s progress to enhance e-mental health services for young First Nations, Inuit and Métis people that are equitable, accessible and culturally attuned. Since the first version of Finding Hope launched in 2019, KHP has made tremendous progress. But, as always, we still have a long way to...

September 20, 2023

Decolonizing Health in Canada – Spotlight on Inuit-Led Solutions

853 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC H3A 0G5, Canada Join us for a unique opportunity to hear first-hand from thought leaders on Inuit health! The panel will discuss policy and advocacy solutions that can bring meaningful change to Canadian health policies. Join us to learn how you can be part of the solution! Agenda 6:00...

February 18, 2023

Reclaiming body sovereignty: A Haíɫzaqv woman is planning the 1st birth in her home territory in 21 years

CBC News: Before her baby was even conceived, ‘Qátuw̓as knew she wanted to give birth in her Haíɫzaqv community of Waglisla (Bella Bella), on the east coast of Campbell Island in B.C.’s Central Coast region. “I was always taught that birth and death are inevitable, and part of sacred cycles of life — two of...

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