NAHO News, January 2011
Acualités d'ONSA, janvier 2011


Upcoming NAHO Speakers Series

Combining modern science and traditional medicine in the fight against Aboriginal Type 2 Diabetes: The Experience of the CIHR Team in Aboriginal Antidiabetic Medicines.

Dr. Pierre S. Haddad
Director, Canadian Institute of Health Research Team in Aboriginal Anti-diabetic Medicines

February 23, 2011
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m

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Video for theSpeakers SeriesExploring HPV in First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities >>

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Winners of the First Nations Centre 2010 First Nations Health Careers Challenge.

We received 100 applications from students across Canada in a wide range of programs.  Winners were chosen based on applicants essays, references, need, and expressed intent to use their education to support First Nations people.


New Publication: Health Governance Models e-Workbook

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Healthy Beginnings, Supportive Communities: A Strong Future - DVD and discussion guide about maternal-child health

Metis Centre ISPAYIN- Métis Youth Express Yourself!
DVD and disscussion guide about Métis youth identity.

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First Nations, Inuit and Métis Perspectives on Immunization

Immunization Information PSA:
Immunization Information PSA:
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Inuit Tobacco Free Network

Smoke Stories: Quit clips by Inuit youth Video Screening Contest

February 1 - 28, 2011

Registration Deadline:  
January 24, 2011, 5 p.m.  Register with Alana Kronstal, Department of Health and Social Services, by phone: 867-975-5779 or e-mail:

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Winners of the Honouring Life Network Suicide Prevention Contest:

The votes have been tabulated... and the winners of this years suicide prevention contest, How do YOU honour life?! have now been announced!!!

Check Out the Winning Submissions >>

Two amazing short documentaries:

Thanks to a Healthy and Vibrant Communities grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, we were able to create two documentaries focusing on positive Aboriginal youth programming that is being offered across our country.

Bimaadiziwin translated from Ojibway to mean “Living in a Good Way”, highlights the efforts of Walpole Island First Nation and the Bkejwanong Youth Facility.

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Songedamowin an Algonquin word meaning “Trust” or “To Trust”, focuses on the Wabano Health Centre, located in the urban centre of our nation's capital, Ottawa.

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Nominate Your Role Model Today and win an iPod!

Is there an Aboriginal youth that you look up to because they’re a leader, a volunteer, preserves their culture, or excels in school or in sports? 

Nominate them as a National Aboriginal Roled Model today.

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