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Self-defence program aims to build confidence in Indigenous women – CBC

Feb 01, 2023 ‘It is very important for us to protect ourselves in a good way’ A free program at the University of Winnipeg is offering self-defence classes to Indigenous women as a way to build confidence and personal safety. Tina Robinson from Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation is three classes into her training. “My goal is […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20236 Views

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Statement and Apology on Truth and Reconciliation and Indigenous-Specific Racism In Medical Practice

January 31, 2023 This apology was delivered in person at the Special Chiefs Assembly on Health Legislation hosted by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs on Treaty One Territory by Dr. Anna Ziomek, CPSM Registrar/CEO, Dr. Jacobi Elliott, CPSM Council President, and Dr. Ira Ripstein, Council Past President. Dr. Lisa Monkman, Chair of the CPSM Truth […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20237 Views

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AMC Special Chief’s Assembly Holds Honouring and Headdress Ceremony for Women in Leadership in Historical Special Assembly

January 31st, 2023 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) held an honouring ceremony during today’s Special Chiefs Assembly for First Nations health experts who lead the COVID-19 response in First Nations in Manitoba. The Manitoba First Nations Pandemic Response Coordination Team – a partnership between the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202311 Views

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SCO Urges Prime Minister to Include First Nations Leaders in Health Meeting

January 27, 2023 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Today, the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is calling on Prime Minister Trudeau and the Government of Canada to ensure that First Nations leaders are included in health discussions on February 7, 2023. “Health care systems are in crisis. They are not meeting the needs of First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202344 Views

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SCO Unveils Harm Reduction Program and Land-based Healing Fund

January 25, 2023 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Today, the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is unveiling a new Harm Reduction Program and Land-Based Healing Fund. The Harm Reduction Program aims to help keep our loved ones who use substances safe and offer positive change through minimizing harms; while the primary focus of the healing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202312 Views

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Manitoba Government Supports Programs, Services Working to Improve Mental Health, Well-Being of Children, Youth

January 25, 2023 The Manitoba government continues to make strategic investments and work collaboratively with community partners to improve the mental health and well-being of children and youth, Mental Health and Community Wellness Minister Sarah Guillemard announced today on Bell Let’s Talk Day, an initiative focused on engaging Canadians to take action to create positive […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202316 Views

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Manitoba Government Invests $893,000 for new Indigenous-Led Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinic

January 24, 2023 Evidence-based Treatment Services will be Provided Through Culturally Relevant Programs: Guillemard The Manitoba government is investing $893,000 to implement a new Indigenous-led Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM) clinic at the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre (AHWC) in Winnipeg, Mental Health and Community Wellness Minister Sarah Guillemard announced today. “Manitobans are experiencing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202316 Views

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Indigenous doula training brings birth knowledge back to families and communities – CBC

Jan 23, 2023 Virtual training received over 300 applicants within 12 hours Indigenous doula training is in high demand, according to one Winnipeg-based organization offering the training. “This is our first virtual training that we’ve done it in quite a bit, and we got 300 applications in 12 hours,” said Melissa Brown, one of the facilitators. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20237 Views

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Government of Canada Provides Funding to the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg to support efforts to communicate the importance of staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccination

From: Health Canada January 17, 2023 As COVID-19 continues to circulate in Canada, it is important for everyone to stay up-to-date with their vaccination to strengthen their immune response and reduce their risk of severe illness. Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, PrairiesCan and CanNor, and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202316 Views

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Media Advisory – Bell Let’s Talk to announce new mental health investment in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB, Jan. 16, 2023 – Bell Let’s Talk and Mount Carmel Clinic invite members of the media to attend an important announcement about new investment to expand access to culturally informed mental health services in Winnipeg. When: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. CST Where: Mount Carmel Clinic 886 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB Who: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202357 Views

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