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The NIB Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 Successful Groups and Organizations receiving funding for Programs aimed at Healing and Reconciliation

The National Indian Brotherhood (NIB) Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 successful groups and organizations who have been approved for funding for a wide variety of educational programs and initiatives aimed at supporting healing and reconciliation. The NIB Trust Fund Board of Trustees has approved approximately $6.5 million in funding to 84 Groups and Organizations who […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201816 Views

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New First Nation firefighters train to protect their communities

Credits: CBC News: The National Published on May 29, 2018 New volunteer firefighter recruits from First Nations in northern Saskatchewan are training to help prevent losses in their communities during wildfire season. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News.

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 201820 Views

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SK Government: Domestic Violence Death Review Final Report Released

May 24, 2018 The final report from Saskatchewan’s Domestic Violence Death Review Panel has been released. The panel was formed in the summer of 2016, and released an interim report in May 2017.  The final report is the result of an in-depth look at six specific cases of homicide related to domestic violence.  The final […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201824 Views

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Saskatchewan First Nations group releases suicide prevention plan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 24, 2018  WHITECAP DAKOTA FIRST NATION, Sask. _ Saskatchewan’s painfully high Indigenous suicide rates call out for a co-ordinated, community-run approach to bring them down, says a plan from the organization that represents the province’s First Nations. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations released its suicide prevention strategy on Thursday. “It’s going […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201821 Views

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CMAJ: “All my relations”: experiences and perceptions of Indigenous patients connecting with Indigenous Elders in an inner city primary care partnership for mental health and well-being

May 22, 2018 Abstract BACKGROUND: Mental health services in urban settings generally have not been adapted to serve the needs of Indigenous patients. We explored how patients’ encounters with Indigenous Elders affected their overall mental health and well-being to identify therapeutic mechanisms underlying improvement. METHODS: We conducted qualitative interviews of participants enrolled in a 6-month prospective mixed-methods […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201816 Views

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Government of Canada signs Health MOU with Onion Lake Cree Nation in Treaty 6

May 17, 2018 – Onion Lake Cree Nation, Treaty 6 Territory – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to working together with First Nations to develop ‎a new type of funding arrangement for the improved delivery of health services that is respectful of Treaty rights and relationships.‎ The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201845 Views

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Nurse wins national award – Battlefords News-Optimist

May 17, 2018 Bodiene Dussion is just getting back to work after accepting an award in Ottawa. Last week, Dussion, a community health nurse at Saulteaux First Nation, accepted an Award for Excellence in Nursing. The award “celebrates the dedication, initiative and excellence of nurses employed by First Nations communities, Indigenous Services Canada and Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201815 Views

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Exploring Indigenous traditional healing in the treatment of diabetes – StarPhoenix

Diabetes continues to be a top health concern for Indigenous people in Canada and many are deciding to pair contemporary medical treatments with traditional healing methods May 17, 2018 Diabetes continues to be a top health concern for Indigenous people in Canada and many are deciding to pair contemporary medical treatments with traditional healing methods. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201818 Views

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Government of Canada announces $37.5M investment for Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections programs and services for First Nations and Inuit

May 16, 2018 – Regina, Saskatchewan – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations and Inuit communities to reduce the unacceptably high rates of Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBIs). The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, today announced $37.5 million in funding over 5 years […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201814 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Philpott to sign Memorandum of Understanding on Health with Onion Lake Cree Nation

Saskatchewan – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Okimaw Wallace Fox, Chief of Wicekaskosiw Sakahikan Nehiyaw Askiy (Onion Lake Cree Nation) will participate in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to support health care transformation for Onion Lake communities. A brief media availability will take place following […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201832 Views

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