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Traditional/Cultural Education

Resource Contact Information Purpose of Resource
Turtle LodgeTurtle Lodge   Dave Courchene
Turtlelodge@mts.net
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Traditional teachings
Mary Maytwayashing    strongblackcloud@gmail.com
  • Knowledge keeper
  • Ceremonial leader
  • Social worker
Moon Voices    Thunderbird House, Tanis Wheeler         
  •  Builds connections for Indigenous women
Launching Sundance    David Blacksmith
Sherylblacksmith@hotmail.com
whapmagoostuisundance.com
  • Sundance teachings
  • Traditional healing
Aboriginal School of Dance   Buffy Handel
info@buffyhandel.com
  • Teaches youth traditional dance
Kathy Bird    MBird@mymt.net
  • Medicine teachings
Cecil Sveinson
#boyswithbraids   
facebook.com/boyswithbraidsteachings
  • Traditional hair teachings
Onashewaywin-legal assistance   onashowewin.com
  • Provides workshops
  • Provides culturally based restorative justice practices
Friendship Center    imfcentre.ca/about
  • A place for Indigenous Peoples to maintain their culture


Elders

Resource Contact Information Purpose of Resource
Margret Lavallee, Ongomiizwin Elder in residence    Margret.Lavallee@umanitoba.ca
  • Provides programming for Indigenous students in the medical field
Norman Meade, Migizii Agamik Elder in residence    204-474-8850    

  
  • Spiritual leader
  • Pastor
Marlene Kayseas, Migizii Agamik Elder in residence      204-474-8850          
  • Addiction and Health Services
  • Provides prenatal education 
Stella Blackbird, Urban Circle Elder    204-589-4433    

 
  • Counselling
  • Traditional healing Ceremonial leader
  • Medicine Teacher

Health

Resource Contact Information Purpose of Resource
Margret Lavallee, Ongomiizwin Elder in residence    Margret.Lavallee@umanitoba.ca
  • Provides programming for Indigenous students in the medical field
Norman Meade, Migizii Agamik Elder in residence    204-474-8850    
  • Spiritual leader
  • Pastor   
Marlene Kayseas, Migizii Agamik Elder in residence       204-474-8850       
  •  Addiction and Health Services
  • Provides prenatal education
Stella Blackbird, Urban Circle Elder   204-589-4433    

  
  • Counselling
  • Traditional healing
  • Ceremonial leader
  • Medicine Teacher
Lisa Meeches  eaglevision.ca/lisa-meeches/
  • Executive producer of the Orange Daisy Project- support for teen girls with mental health
  • Sits on the National Board of the Heart & Stroke Foundation
Ongomiizwin Health Services    email
  • Offers health & healing resources
WRHA – Indigenous Health – The Traditional Wellness Clinic    Patient Services: 1-877-940-8880 
General Info: 204-940-8881
indigenoushealth@wrha.ca
  • Traditional services and supports
SOS – Sobriety and Abstinence     winnipegsos.com
  • Rehabilitation center 

Healthy Together Now   

healthytogethernow.net
  • Helps prevent chronic diseases in communities
  • Provides workshops for communities
Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc.    mfnerc.org/services/services-academics/physical-education-
and-health/
  • Provides many culturally related services
  • Works to organize physical health in First Nations schools
MATC    matc.ca
  • Provides mental health services
  • Addiction services
  • Youth support services
Jordan’s Principle  fncaringsociety.com/
jordans-principle
  • Provides public services to First Nations families and youth
Aboriginal Health and Wellness Center    Phone: 204-925-3700
ahwc.ca/221-2
  • Offers wide variety of care services

Mental Health

Resource Contact Information Purpose of Resource
Stella Blackbird, Urban Circle Elder    204-589-4433    
  • Counselling
  • Traditional healing
  • Ceremonial leader
  • Medicine Teacher
Lisa Meeches    eaglevision.ca/lisa-meeches
  • Executive producer of the Orange Daisy Project- support for teen girls with mental health
  • Sits on the National Board of the Heart & Stroke Foundation
    
Ongomiizwin Health Services   
email  
  • Offers health & healing resources   
MATC    matc.ca

  
  • Provides mental health services
  • Addiction services
  • Youth support services
WRHA – Indigenous Health – The Traditional Wellness Clinic   Patient Services: 1-877-940-8880 
General Info: 204-940-8881
indigenoushealth@wrha.ca
  • Traditional services and supports
Aboriginal Health and Wellness Center    Phone: 204-925-3700
ahwc.ca/221-2/
  • Offers wide variety of care services

Addictions

Resource Contact Information Purpose of Resource
MATC    matc.ca
  • Provides mental health services
  • Addiction services
  • Youth support services
Marlene Kayseas, Migizii Agamik Elder in residence    204-474-8850   
  • Addiction and Health Services
  • Provides prenatal education
SOS – Sobriety and Abstinence winnipegsos.com
  • Rehabilitation center   

First Nations Bands/ Child and Family Services

Resource Contact Information Purpose of Resource
Cecil Sveinson     facebook.com/boyswithbraidsteachings
  • Southeast CFS
Cora Morgan  ammsa.com
204-956-0610   
  • Fights for the rights of First Nations children and youth in CFS
Southern Chiefs Organization   
Natalie Daniels – Child & Family Services Liaison
 
204-946-1869   

  
  • Can assist with knowledge about CFS  
IRTC     irtc.ca
  • The Interlake Reserves Tribal Council Inc. (IRTC) consists of a partnership of six (6) Manitoba Interlake communities working together to advance our collective well-being of members
Interlake Regional Health Authority    ierha.ca
  • Possible resource/funding for medical supplies
NDP      
  • Possible funder

Education

Resource Contact Information Purpose of Resource
Pathways to Education
Brings children of different cultures together to learn

pathwaystoeducation.ca
Darlene Klyne – program director
Darlene@cedawpg.ca
204-582-7434 or 204-799-6561    

  • Provides resources for youth in high school
AMIK     amik.ca
  • Employment Agency for First Nations Communities
  • Provides Cultural Training
  • Employment opportunities
Life Saving Society of MB    lifesaving.mb.ca
Chris Love – water smart coordinator
watersmart@lifesaving.mb.ca
  
  •  Provides water safety workshops
  • Have donated life jackets and first aid materials to First Nations communities  
Onashewaywin    onashowewin.com
  • Provide legal assistance
  • Workshops
  • Culturally based restorative justice practices
Turtle Lodge    Dave Courchene
Turtlelodge@mts.net
  • Volunteer opportunities
    Traditional teachings
Mary Maytwayashing    strongblackcloud@gmail.com
  • Knowledge keeper
  • Ceremonial leader
  • Social worker
Moon voices    Thunderbird House
Tanis Wheeler    
  • Builds connections for Indigenous women
Launching Sundance    David Blacksmith
Sherylblacksmith@hotmail.com
whapmagoostuisundance.com 
  • Sundance teachings
  • Traditional healing
Buffy Handel, Aboriginal School of Dance    info@buffyhandel.com
  • Teaches youth traditional dance
Kathy Bird    MBird@mymt.net
  • Medicine teachings
Cecil Sveinson
#boyswithbraids   
facebook.com/boyswithbraidsteachings
  • Traditional hair teachings
Za-geh-do-win Information Clearinghouse http://www.za-geh-do-win.com/aboutus.html 
  • Researches, collects, catalogues, and distributes resources, including libraries, clearinghouses from Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal centres, communities and organizations that provide information and services on health, healing and family violence.