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Kinesiology student appreciates support and resources of Access Program – UM Today

Taylor Tutkaluke always knew she wanted to go to university and make a difference. Her plan was to study Kinesiology and then pursue occupational therapy. But it wasn’t until her second year at the University of Manitoba when a work colleague suggested she apply to the Access Program. “I wish I had Access in my […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202129 Views

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Family offers $5,000 reward in search for woman missing from western Manitoba First Nation – CBC

Jan 28, 2021 No social media, banking activity since April 2020, Melinda Lynxleg’s aunt says The family of an Indigenous woman from western Manitoba who disappeared without a trace nearly a year ago is now offering a reward for information that leads to her being found. Melinda Lynxleg, 41, was last seen at the beginning of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202127 Views

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Demand for COVID-19 vaccines in Manitoba First Nations outpacing supply – CBC

In First Nations where people are hesitant to be inoculated, chiefs and elders lead by example Jan 27, 2021 In many Manitoba First Nations, there are far more people who want to receive the COVID-19 vaccine than there are available doses. Within weeks of arrival, communities like Sagkeeng First Nation, York Factory First Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202130 Views

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‘Enough is enough’: Indigenous leaders speak out following death of Manitoba woman – CityNews Winnipeg

HANNA, Alta. – The December death of an Indigenous woman in an Alberta hospital has the Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO) calling for change. Lillian Vanasse, who is originally from Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation in Manitoba, was living in Hanna when she was admitted to the hospital on Christmas Day. She had severe flu-like symptoms […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202127 Views

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Manitoba First Nations use perimeter security to try to keep COVID-19 out – CBC

Jan 26, 2021 Indigenous Services Canada says number one request for funding is for perimeter security As COVID-19 cases surge in Manitoba’s north, First Nations are doing their utmost to contain the spread through strict lockdowns — and even setting up perimeter security to ensure nobody with the virus comes in or leaves unless it’s absolutely essential. First […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202125 Views

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Still At It After all These Years! The Story of Paul Lagimodière – MASRC

At 78 years old, Paul Lagimodiere has countless stories about his time and experience in baseball, football, and hockey. With his incredible memory and countless stories, Paul is a joy to speak to and learn from. Paul’s family has always been involved in sports, both as athletes and coaches in sports like baseball, volleyball, football […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202132 Views

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Southern chiefs say Pallister’s comments on Indigenous leadership are ‘dangerous’ – CTV News

January 22, 2021 WINNIPEG — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is denouncing comments made by Premier Brian Pallister, saying it is “dangerous” to blame Indigenous leaders for the high number of COVID-19 cases in northern Manitoba. On Thursday, Pallister made a comment regarding Peguis First Nation Chief Glenn Hudson’s decision to relax restrictions over the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202133 Views

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SCO Denounces Pallister’s dangerous comments regarding Indigenous leadership during COVID-19 Pandemic

ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is appalled at the Premier’s comments today that placed blame on Indigenous leaders for the high case numbers of COVID-19 among Manitoba’s First Nations. “We have seen this type of rhetoric from Pallister numerous times throughout the pandemic and it is absolutely unacceptable and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202140 Views

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Covid-19 rates remain high in Indigenous population – CityNews Winnipeg

With outbreaks in Northern First Nation communities and consistently high COVID-19 rates in the indigenous population, a Wednesday meeting with the Indigenous Services Minister shows how indigenous people are being affected by the pandemic. Read More: https://winnipeg.citynews.ca/video/2021/01/20/covid-19-rates-remain-high-in-indigenous-population/

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202126 Views

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Military heading to northern Manitoba First Nation to help with COVID-19 outbreak – CTV News

WINNIPEG — The federal government will soon be sending members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to help a northern Manitoba First Nations community deal with a COVID-19 outbreak. On Tuesday afternoon, National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced on Twitter that the Canadian Armed Forces […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202121 Views

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