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AMC supports the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council’s Declaration of a State of Emergency following devastating winter storm

October 13, 2019 Treaty One Territory, MB. _ Grand Chief Arlen Dumas and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) are supporting the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council’s (IRTC) declaration of a State of Emergency following the disastrous winter storm this weekend. The six First Nations of IRTC – Dauphin River First Nation, Kinonjeoshtegon (Jackhead) First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20193 Views

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MKO Encouraging First Nations Citizens to Create Fire Safety Plans

Oct 9, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB –Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is encouraging First Nations citizens to ensure they have fire safety plans in place. Fire Prevention Week runs from October 6 to 12, 2019. The focus of this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign is ensuring everyone has a fire safety plan and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201910 Views

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MB Government: Improved Mental Health Services and Programs Pledged for Children and Youth

October 7, 2019 Whole-of-Government Approach Includes Support for NorWest Youth Hub, Project 11: Friesen As part of a comprehensive whole-of-government approach to improving mental health and addictions programming, the Manitoba government is continuing to take action with an investment of nearly $3 million to enhance education programs and expand integrated youth services. The announcement was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201917 Views

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AFN TECHNICAL BULLETIN – Chronic Wasting Disease

AFN TECHNICAL BULLETIN – Chronic Wasting Disease October 1, 2019 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is providing this Bulletin to all First Nations to share some important information on an environmental health issue that is affecting deer, elk, moose and caribou. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal neurological disease that affects species in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201926 Views

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Majority of clients using Winnipeg safe space are young Indigenous men and boys – CBC

‘We have seen a rise in men involved in exploitation,’ says outreach worker at Tina’s Safe Haven Oct 01, 2019 A drop-in safe space created in honour of slain teen Tina Fontaine has been full almost every night since it opened late last year — and the majority of its clients are young Indigenous men […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201913 Views

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BU mental health conference brings in Jordin Tootoo for public talk

September 27, 2019 Brandon University is inviting the community to a “Mental Health on the Prairies Conference and Community Gathering” this spring where everyone will be welcome to discuss and learn about mental wellness and addiction. The conference and gathering will run from April 29 through May 1, 2020 and will bring together researchers, professionals […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201916 Views

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The need for action on First Nations health in Manitoba is now: New report should be a wake-up call – Thompson Citizen

September 27, 2019 Have you ever heard the Steven Adler quote, “You can have all the riches and success in the world, but if you don’t have your health, you have nothing”? This statement rings true for many people, especially those living with chronic health issues, mental health disorders, or battling devastating illnesses such as […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201915 Views

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Healthcare for First Nations people in Manitoba inadequate say families – APTN News

September 24, 2019 A new report released this month shows the health gap between First Nations people and all other Manitobans has widened over the past 15 years. Early death rates are three times higher for First Nations people, according to The Health Status of and Access to Healthcare by Registered First Nation Peoples in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201917 Views

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New safe-ride program in The Pas honours missing woman found dead – CBC

‘We don’t want to lose any more of our sisters,’ says organizer of Nisiiminan Safe Rides Sep 24, 2019 Weeks after a young woman’s remains were found near a post-secondary school in The Pas, a new community initiative is making sure women in the area have a safe way to get home on the weekend. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 201919 Views

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MMF Donates $1 Million to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation

Winnipeg, MB – Today the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) announced it is donating $1 million to the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The donation was unveiled by MMF President David Chartrand during his State of the Nation Address at the MMF’s Annual General Assembly. “Cancer is a disease that knows no boundaries, race or social background,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201918 Views

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