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    Intergenerational power through Rites of Passage

    I recently came back from a conference discussing reconciliation and one of the workshops was listening to residential school survivors and visiting the burned out remnants of Spanish Residential School. We heard stories of disconnection and fear. Children were stolen from their families, their nations and their ways of...
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    Oils to try with indigenous roots

      The Healthy Roots Indigenous Wellness Challenge is all about prioritizing healthy foods into your diet while giving honour to those foods indigenous to the Haudenosaunee. One of the most exciting parts of this challenge is to expand your grocery list and start incorporating tasty foods that might be...
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    A double-barrelled package to treat hypertension

    By W. Gifford-Jones M.D. Today millions of North Americans have hypertension and 99 per cent are being treated by prescription drugs. Studies show that nearly 50 per cent discontinue their medication due to unpleasant side-effects. But tossing away drugs is a hazardous move which can result in an earlier...
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    Play it smart with spirited parties this Holiday Season

    STAY SAFE – Parties catering to adults are often enhanced with a variety of food and beverage options, and alcoholic drinks are a common component of such gatherings. Party hosts and hostesses who will be offering the spirits to their guests should keep safety in the back of their...
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    Six Nations school launches eco-friendly fundraising drive

    By Laura Hill SIX NATIONS – The Everlasting Tree School sits quietly nestled within a natural landscape on Seneca Road in Six Nations. The light grey and purple stucco building may seem unassuming from the outside, but inside there is a hum of positive energy that is infectious. Started...
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    Conference discusses the aboriginal cancer journey

    SARNIA, ON – Around 19 Aboriginal communities gathered in at the Maawn Doosh Guming Community Centre in Sarnia last Friday for the Aboriginal Cancer Journey, an interactive conference held to teach Indigenous communities about the cancer journey as it relates to them. The gathering, organized by the Erie St....
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    Natural ways to alleviate anxiety

    No one is immune to anxiety, which can be triggered by a number of factors. Many people who deal with anxiety can trace their episodes to family, finances or work, but other circumstances, including personal health or even fear of traveling, can lead to anxiety that’s difficult to manage....
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    Conference to address surviving breast cancer

    The Juravinski Cancer Centre will be hosting a conference at the gorgeous Liuna Station in downtown Hamilton next week — welcoming breast cancer survivors from across the province to learn, network and share the journey of breast cancer survivorship. “It’s really exiting, the energy in the room,” said co-chair...
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    4th Annual Community #Walk4change6nay set for this Saturday

    OHSWEKEN – Ganohkwasra Family Assault Support Services will host their 4th Annual Community Walk, #Walk4changesixnay, this coming Saturday, September 26. Ganohkwasra strives – through the walk and various other initiatives – to raise awareness of violence, and promotes different ways for community members to make healthy choices. “Our community...
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    Moment 4 Life Colour Run a success

    The Moment 4 Life Colour Run, an event organized to raise awareness about suicide prevention, was open to volunteers and participants Thursday, September 10 at both the Ohsweken Horse Track and the Community Hall. Each participant received “swag bags”, t-shirts and were invited to run or walk the horse...
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    Why Save Seeds?

    There they are – seeds and seed pods on all kinds of plants in your garden. Plants that didn’t make the harvest, got ahead of you or bolted in the hot weather. Before you start to clear your garden, why not grab those seeds! With all the places to...
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    Taking Aim for Men’s Health

    OTTERVILLE ON – Grey skies gave way to sunshine and balmy temperatures as 80 eager participants joined the Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative for their golf tournament Taking Aim Fore Men’s Health at Otterville Creek Golf Club this past Friday. Mitch Baird, Communications Manager from SOADI, said the goal...
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