NAHO News, September 2009
Acualités d'ONSA,settembre 2009


On-line Registration is now open for the NAHO National Conference



NAHO National Conference accomodations with Free Parking

CROWNE PLAZA OTTAWA
101 Lyon Street, Ottawa
Conference Booking Code: NAH
(Room Rate Includes FREE PARKING)

Telephone Reservations: 1-800-227-6963 or 613-688-6811
On-line Reservations >>

CIHR Travel Awards in Aboriginal Health >>


NAHO National Conference updates on-line

Find all the latest news on the NAHO National conference at
the NAHO National Conference blog >>


NAHO Participates in World Suicide Prevention Day

NAHO and the Honouring Life Network joined Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the National Inuit Youth Council, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, Inuit Circumpolar Council, and Arctic Children and Youth Foundation in a gathering to celebrate life on Parliament Hill during World Suicide Prevention Day Sept. 10, 2009.


The Honouring Life Network launches Suicide Prevention Video Contest

In celebration of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Honouring Life Network (HLN), a project of the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO), announced an exciting new contest for First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth.

 


First Nations Centre Announces Recipients of Bursary

The First Nations Centre of the National Aboriginal Health Organization is pleased to announce the five recipients of the First Nations Single Parent Health Careers Bursary. This program gives $1,000 cash bursaries to assist First Nations students attending health related post-secondary programs in 2009-2010.

Media Release >>


Inuit Tuttarvingat participates in IPY Film Festival

Inuit Tuttarvingat joined TV producers and film makers from Canada and the US at the “International Polar Year (IPY) Film Festival” in Ottawa this month. A 20-minute excerpt from Inuit Tuttarvingat’s phone-in TV series on Inuit wellness, called Qanuqtuurniq—Finding the Balance, was shown as part of the film festival.

The IPY Federal Program Office and the Canadian Film Institute hosted the three-day IPY Film Festival at Library and Archives Canada from Sept. 28-30. A description of the films that were featured can be found on the Government of Canada Program for International Polar Year Web site

Details >>


Métis Youth, express yourself!

Decide how you would like to express yourself. We are not limiting your expressions to “traditional activities.” If you are a story teller, rapper, singer, spoken word artist, poet, musician, painter, graphic artist, photographer, magician, comedian, fiddle player, jigger, hip-hip dancer, ballet dancer, tap dancer or actor/actress come on and show us your stuff. Remember that this is not about how talented you are. It 's about how you feel about yourself and your pride in being Métis.

Send us your submission and you will be eligible to win one of three fantastic prize
s.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS:
5pm Eastern Time
OCTOBER 15, 2009

Click here for the submission guidelines and to submit your work.