O Canada, Your Home's on Native Land...
Sweet words, words that reflect the true situation of Canada and certainly words that I sing.
In 2017, Senator Murray Sinclair was appointed by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission to look into the ability of the police board, who are the civilians appointed to oversee the local force, to address issues raised by Indigenous leaders.
The Abegweit First Nation Mi'kmaq Wellness Centre is incorporating Mi'kmaq traditions into their healing for patients with mental health issues and addictions. Smudging and sweat lodges are part of this process, along with talking circles.
Patty Stonefish teaches women healing through self-defence through her program, Arming Sisters. In her classes, she works to make other women aware of their own inner power. She has been teaching across the U.S. and is bringing her methods to Canada.
Talk4Healing, a telephone helpline service that offers support for Indigenous women in Northern Ontario, has received funding from the provincial government to offer services to the entire province. Talk4Healing offers help that ranges from urgent crisis intervention to a