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More information on COVID-19 vaccination for Manitoba First Nations to be released – CTV News

February 1, 2021 WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s COVID-19 vaccination task force will release more details on what the rollout will look like for First Nations people in the province. Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead for the Vaccine Implementation Task Force, along with Dr. Marcia Anderson, vice dean of Indigenous health and public health lead for the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 202128 Views

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Indigenous rights leader Murray Sinclair retires – CityNews

Indigenous rights leader and Independent Senator Murray Sinclair is calling it a career after over four decades in the fight. Over his remarkable career he led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and co-chaired 1991’s Aboriginal Justice Inquiry. Read More: https://winnipeg.citynews.ca/video/2021/01/31/indigenous-rights-leader-murray-sinclair-retires/

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 202128 Views

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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, 202136 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, 202134 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, 202138 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, 202136 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, 202131 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, 202140 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, 202140 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, 202147 Views

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