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Pandemic worsening already dire northern suicide crisis, Lac La Ronge band councillor says – CBC

Dec 07, 2021 Provincial action needed on suicide prevention programs: Band Councillor Devin Bernatchez A Lac La Ronge Indian Band councillor drove nearly seven hours to Regina from Sucker River Reserve in Northern Saskatchewan to raise the alarm about the worsening suicide crisis in his community. Devin Bernatchez attended Tuesday’s question period in the legislature […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202122 Views

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Saskatoon Tribal Council provides update on Temporary Emergency Wellness Centre

Saskatoon, SK – In response to the colder weather and influx of homelessness in our city, the Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) and several organizations have partnered in a proposal to establish a Temporary Emergency Wellness Centre – with long-term potential to help Saskatoon’s homeless population. A committee of Saskatoon City Council will consider a lease […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202125 Views

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Flying Dust hosting Indigenous women’s health program study – meadowlakeNOW

Dec 1, 2021 tic healthFlying Dust First Nation is hosting a 24-week holistic wellness program for women in the community. Makoyoh’sokoi, the Wolf Trail program, is a study on the long-term health of Indigenous women using culturally relevant influences. The program has run for four years in three Albertan communities; Onion Lake Cree Nation, Calgary […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202128 Views

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First Nations leaders in Saskatchewan grappling with opioid crisis – APTN News

Elder Mary Rose Naytowhow is part of a group of mental health and addictions treatment advocates from First Nations across Saskatchewan who says more needs to be done to tackle the opioid crisis in the province. “We are losing them fast and we are quite concerned,” she tells APTN News. “As an elder, I too […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202128 Views

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Public Health Order Extended to January 31

November 25, 2021 Saskatchewan’s current public health order will be extended to January 31, 2022. Under the current public health order, masking is mandatory in all indoor public spaces including schools, and proof of vaccination or negative test requirements are in place for public access to a list of establishments, businesses and event venues.  The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202138 Views

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Stick it to COVID: Population Eligible for Vaccination Expanding

Delivery of pediatric vaccines is underway with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) planning to offer immunizations in 141 communities across the province, in more than 100 schools, and through specialized clinics for children with additional needs. Information on booking your appointment or finding a clinic near you is available at Saskatchewan.ca/covid-19. A high volume of traffic […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2021128 Views

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Flying Dust First Nation hosting National Addictions Awareness programming – meadowlakeNOW

Nov 22, 2021 The community of Flying Dust First Nation is hosting its annual National Addictions Awareness Week event. Throughout the week, residents of Flying Dust and Meadow Lake will have the opportunity to engage in cultural activities designed to raise awareness around addictions and the resources available in the community. In an interview with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202131 Views

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Stick it to COVID: Pediatric Vaccinations Approved

November 22, 2021 Health Canada has now approved the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for use in five to 11 year olds and more than 112,000 doses of the vaccine are expected to arrive in Saskatchewan within days, enough to immunize every child in that age group. Parent or guardian consent will be required. “This is welcome […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 202186 Views

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Saskatoon Tribal Council: National Addictions Awareness Week 2021

National Addictions Awareness Week National Addictions Awareness Week is a Health Promotion Week dedicated to the prevention, education, and awareness surrounding addictions. This year’s theme is “Driving Change Together” (#DrivingChangeTogether), which emphasizes that we are not in this alone, and it takes all of us to create change! Social Media Themed Content In the spirit […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 202152 Views

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Indigenous virtual conference to highlight lessons learned from COVID-19 to address viral hepatitis

Nov 19, 2021 The organizing committee of the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis is hosting a virtual conference about lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic by global Indigenous communities that are also impacted by viral hepatitis. The committee had planned on holding its third global congress in Saskatoon in September 2020. That event […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2021118 Views

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