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Maria Campbell: “And then there was a Midwife – UM Today

Indigenous Health Research Symposium Speaker Series, presented by Ongomiizwin – Research Maria Campbell is best known for her memoir, Half-breed, where she writes about her realities that she overcame as a Métis woman in Northern Saskatchewan. Maria Campbell did her graduate work in Native Studies at the University of Saskatchewan. She has received eight honorary […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 20218 Views

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New cartoon Wolf Joe puts emphasis on Anishinaabe culture, teachings – CBC

Voice actors say it’s important for Indigenous children to see their communities reflected on TV Jan 14, 2021 A new animated series that is focused on a First Nations boy and Anishinaabe teachings is giving young Indigenous viewers a chance to see their communities reflected on television. Brett Huson, who is Gitxsan from Gitxsan territory in British Columbia, is the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202113 Views

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Only a few eligible members of Northern Manitoba First Nations have refused COVID-19 vaccine: chiefs – Thompson Citizen

Leaders of some of the seven Northern Manitoba First Nations that have received their first shipments of COVID-19 vaccines say it is a turning point in the battle against the virus, even if a small percentage of people aren’t eager to be immunized. One of those leaders put himself forward as an example for others […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202114 Views

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Manitoba has used half of its COVID-19 vaccine supply, smooth rollout reported on First Nations – Globalnews.ca

Premier Brian Pallister defended what some critics have described as Manitoba’s slow push to get COVID-19 shots administered Tuesday, as First Nations reported a good start to their inoculation efforts. At last report Monday, slightly more than 10,000 vaccine doses had been administered across Manitoba, but according to the federal government nearly 26,000 doses have […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202113 Views

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A great achievement’: Peguis First Nation marks 25 days without new case of COVID-19 – CBC

Leadership allowed some visitors to the community during “relaxed lockdown” over holidays Jan 12, 2021 It’s been 25 days since Peguis First Nation has seen a new case of COVID-19 in the community, even after allowing some visiting over the holiday season. The Interlake community had what it called “relaxed lockdown” days, which allowed extended family and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202117 Views

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Faculty of Arts introduces Indigenous content requirement – UM Today

January 11, 2021 — New students who are entering the Faculty of Arts starting in Fall 2021 will include at least three credit hours of Indigenous course content in their studies in order to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree. The new requirement, passed by Senate on November 4, aims to provide students with an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202117 Views

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Manitoba’s First Nations pandemic response team works to dispel myths regarding COVID-19 vaccine – CBC

AMC Grand Chief says vaccine science was ‘not something that was done on the back of a napkin’ Jan 10, 2021 As COVID-19 vaccines are beginning to be distributed to First Nations in Manitoba, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) pandemic response team is working to dispel myths regarding vaccines. Dr. Marcia Anderson, one of the Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202118 Views

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Indigenous-led non-profits say they are better equipped to deliver cultural services than Siloam Mission – CBC

‘We know how to do it,’ says executive director of Ma Mawi Chi Itata Centre Jan 08, 2021 The leaders of Indigenous-led non-profit organizations say they are better equipped than Siloam Mission to provide spiritual care and cultural services to Winnipeg’s homeless population. “They’re not an Indigenous organization, but delivering services to Indigenous people and yet we have […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 202125 Views

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What a premier wants: How the pandemic cabinet shuffle clears a path for Pallister’s succession – CBC

With Cameron Friesen on the sideline, it’s Heather Stefanson’s turn on the pandemic hot seat Jan 06, 2021 Over the past 10 months, Cameron Friesen didn’t have a lot to smile about. As Manitoba’s health minister during the initial phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Morden-Winkler MLA appeared to struggle at times under the weight of his […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202117 Views

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Siloam Mission failing to allow for Indigenous cultural practices, spiritual care, former staff say – CBC

‘Colonialism continues at Siloam,’ says former member of Winnipeg charity’s board of directors Jan 05, 2021 A Christian humanitarian organization is neglecting the spiritual and cultural care of the majority of the Indigenous people it serves, a past board member and former staff of the Winnipeg charity allege. Siloam Mission isn’t providing adequate support for Indigenous spiritual practices such […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202117 Views

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