The University of Saskatchewan is celebrating Aboriginal Achievement Week, February 27-March 3, 2017 with a variety of events. Everyone is welcome.
Recent research conducted by Family Medicine practitioners from across Canada has found that Indigenous patients who receive culturally unsafe care can have poorer health outcomes. The study which was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that health-care relationships can be repaired when health care providers demonstrate empathy, humility and patience.
Recently, the Government of Ontario promised to locate and remediate all of the mercury contamination plaguing the Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations in northwestern Ontario. Reed Paper dumped mercury in the 1960s and early 1970s.
By Jody Porter, CBC News Posted: Feb 13, 2017
RezX, a show featuring Indigenous stories told by Indigenous people is expanding its reach in Saskatchewan. It is now available on ShawTV after being available on Access7.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will be hosting, Energy Forum on March 22 & 23, 2017 in Ottawa, ON.
A Cree cultural icon in Saskatchewan, Tyrone Tootoosis died on Sunday, February 12 at his ranch near Duck Lake, SK. He was a central figure in performing arts as well as Cree linguistics and history.
By Jason Warick, CBC News Posted: Feb 12, 2017
A recent review conducted for Minister of Health Jane Philpot found significant gaps in health care delivery on reserves and that the Federal Government was aware of the problem. The review document was obtained by NDP MP Charlie Angus under Access to Information legislation.
Students at 11 schools in southern Saskatchewan are taking science instruction through, “Learning the Land”. The program, created by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Treaty 4 Education Alliance, combines Indigenous culture and teachings with scientific knowledge about conservation.
By Samanda Brace, CBC News Posted: Jan 12, 2017
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