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 makes it clear why Dr. Kitty is a local hero to her patients and colleagues…
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 often put next to phrases like “deserves more recognition,” Tom Longboat Day was officially passed…
List of Female Indigenous Born in Northern Turtle Island (A.k.a. Canada) and Did It First List-of-Female-Indigenous-Born-in-Northern-Turtle-Island-A-k-a-Canada-and-Did-It-First Author: Sally Simpson
I am Indigenous is a beautiful photography-based project that highlights individuals from Indigenous backgrounds. “This project seeks to change perceptions forged by stereotype one image at a time.” Learn more at http://iamindigenous.blogspot.ca/
Work produced by the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services CommissionRole Models Directory (pdf).
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: http://www.healthwarriors.ca
VIEW ALL Role Models – First Nations, Métis and Inuit students with their transitions from one educational stage to the next. Source: http://www.oneca.com/transitions/role-models.html
Source: Aboriginal Education Directorate, Manitoba Also see: Profiles of Aboriginal Educators: Footprints for the Future Booklet created to promote education as a career choice.
The First Nations Health Council and the Four Host First Nations Society are pleased to recognize 5 everyday hero’s from First Nations Communities across BC. The Healthy Role Model Poster series was born from the idea that “our greatest inspiration comes from our families, neighbours and friends.” This poster series is no longer available to…
Ta’kaiya Blaney, 11, lives in North Vancouver and is from the Sliammon First Nation. She is singer, songwriter and actress. Visit her at http://www.takaiyablaney.com/ Ta’kaiya Blaney speaks at an Idle No More event at City Hall, Coast Salish territory (Vancouver, BC).