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Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week November 30 -December 5, 2015, Launches on December 1st in Calgary, AB. Leaders unite across Canada with community-based approaches to HIV and AIDS The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network proudly announces national Aboriginal leadership and their supporters

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Dr. Darlene Kitty featured on SRC TV program Hippocrate

Chisasibi’s Dr. Darlene Kitty, President of the Council of Physicians, Pharmacists and Dentists and member of the Board of Directors of the CBHSSJB, was the subject of a TV program that aired on national TV in November 2012. The program

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Comic: Tribute to First Nations Runner, Tom Longboat

Tom Longboat, Onondaga champion and a cool guy, by all accounts. Here’s a short read that will give you a sense of him. Here is a case for Tom Longboat Day in the Ontario Legislature. Since you find his name

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Moccasin Game

Source: For full rules, download the PDF. Moccasin Game The information contained in this booklet is in the Roseau River Anishinaabe First Nation understanding of the Moccasin Game. Below is a link to the Moccasin Game on YouTube.

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VIDEO: Burdz n da Beez

Burdz n da Beez is a film developed by and for First Nations youth on puberty, human sexuality, sexual orientation, bullying, and First Nations teachings. This film is meant to educate First Nations youth about these sensitive topics in a

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Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week Launches on December 1, 2013 in Halifax

PDF Download For more information: Visit

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Mikinak: Teacher Awareness Guide

This manual is supported by a Web page ( with additional information and activities. Source: First Nations Education Council

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Nanurluk: A Traditional Inuit Story by Jose Angutinnguriq (free download)

Summary; Nanurluk, the giant polar bear, is known as a helping spirit. This story therefore serves as a reminder of reconciliation, where the collective efforts of people go a long way to revitalizing relationships among Inuit throughout Nunavut, between Inuit

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Digital Stories // Meet the Health Warriors

Digital Stories allows you a chance to see into the lives of people who have found success as health professionals. View more Digital Stories at:

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Posted in Guidance and Career Education, Health & PhysEd General, Role Models

Canada’s Aboriginal Communities and Suicide: Called to Listen, Called to Understand

By Robert Olson, Librarian, BA, MLIS Source: The reasons that any individual dies by suicide are multiple and complex. There are a host of psychological and biological factors that may influence someone to take his or her own life.

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Posted in Articles/Papers, Suicide Prevention

IFF! – Indigenous Food First (website)

Indigenous Food First is a great website that allows individuals to upload recipes, share stories and more! You can also find facts sheets, guides and videos. Visit IFF! – Indigenous Food First.

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Posted in Health & PhysEd General, Storytelling/Elders

Elder Jan Longboat Shares Teachings about food

Jan welcomes us into Dotah’s House where the door is always open to listen, learn, heal, and laugh. Jan shares teachings about our relationship to the sustenance of the earth, Indigenous slow foods, and her on-going cultivation of Indigenous seeds,

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Traditional Food Fact Sheets

Traditional Harvesting, Traditional Food Use, Nutritional Messages Salmon Eulachon Herring Moose Deer Small Mammals:Rabbit / Hare, Ground Squirrel, Beaver Seaweed Roots Birds: Grouse, Ptarmigan, Ducks Berries Seafood General: Crab, Scallops, Shrimp, Abalone, Sea cucumber, Octopus, Clams, Prawns Bivalves: Clams, Mussels,

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Grade 6 Lesson Plans

Grade 6 Lesson Plans Lesson Link Grade 6 Nutrition PDF Grade 6 Tobacco PDF Grade 6 Our Solar System PDF Grade 6 Health; Stress PDF Grade 6 Appendix to Stress Unit PDF Grade 6 Science PDF Grade 6 Understanding Electricity

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Manual: A Child Becomes Strong: Journeying Through Each Stage of the Life Cycle

Source: Best Start Resource Centre (2010). A Child Becomes Strong: Journeying Through Each Stage of the Life Cycle. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Brief Overview: This manual is based on the life cycle teachings and broken down into each stage of life.

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