Congratulations to Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose and the incoming Mushkeeki Gitigan (Medicine Garden) team for their recent award from the University of Regina Faculty of Education (CERCD) of $10,500 towards establishing an evidence-informed model of care for working with Indigenous Elders in the Treaty 4 area who are currently in isolation due to COVID-19.An important piece of this undertaking is the creation and distribution of immune-sparking Winter Kits full of traditional foods and medicines for isolated
Wellness Wheel is proud to announce our support as an Organizational Member of CATIE, Canada’s source for HIV and hepatitis C information. CATIE works to strengthen Canada’s response to HIV and hepatitis C by bridging research and practice.As well, congratulations to our Clinical Coordinator and Nursing Lead, Susanne Nicolay, for being elected Chair again for CATIE’s Board of Directors.To learn more about what CATIE can accomplish, view their 2019-20 Annual Report below!
Congratulations to Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose on the recent publication by the Government of Canada’s Ministry of Justice on Indigenous Approaches to Evaluation.Dr. Sasakamoose is among four recognized experts published with intent to increase awareness, knowledge, and understanding about Indigenous perspectives and models of evaluation and research. This allows for an increase in cultural responsivity within evaluation policy and practice, program design and development, and amongst researchers.Click to view Exploring Indigenous Approaches to Evaluation and Research
Podcast: Join Jay-Cee Brass, John McArthur, & JoLee Sasakamoose as they discuss sparking our Elders immune systems through COVID with traditional food and medicines. Recorded: September 11, 2020
Thank you to the Canadian Association for Health Service & Policy Research for sharing our Team’s work on Bridging the Gap through Relationships with First Nations communities ? To view the poster visit https://cahspr.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Kornad-451.pdf  
Feeding a village РCommunity garden project growing for Ahtahkakoop Becky Zimmer , Local Journalism Initiative Reporter /Battlefords News-Optimist Source: Humboldt Journal  AUGUST 11, 2020 While the community garden in Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation has only been going for three years, Dorothy Ahenakew has big plans for that garden. Dorothy Ahenakew has been the food security coordinator for the Ahtahkakoop community Garden Initiative Project for the past three years with help from the Ahtahkakoop band, the

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