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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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Indigenous Women Trialblazers (list)

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

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I Am Indigenous Project

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

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Role Models Directory (pdf)

Work produced by the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services CommissionRole Models Directory (pdf).

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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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Role Model Posters – Career Transitions

  VIEW ALL Role Models – First Nations, Métis and Inuit students with their transitions from one educational stage to the next. Source:

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Aboriginal Educators’ Poster Series

Source: Aboriginal Education Directorate, Manitoba Also see: Profiles of Aboriginal Educators: Footprints for the Future Booklet created to promote education as a career choice.

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First Nations Health Council – Role Model Posters

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

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First Nations Role-Model: Ta’kaiya Blaney, Age: 11, Singer, Songwriter and Actress

Ta’kaiya Blaney, 11, lives in North Vancouver and is from the Sliammon First Nation. She is singer, songwriter and actress. Visit her at Ta’kaiya Blaney speaks at an Idle No More event at City Hall, Coast Salish territory (Vancouver,

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