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…

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…

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…

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…

Native Youth Sexual Health Network fighting for safety of water

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) is expressing support for the Grassroots Indigenous Water Defence, an initiative that is seeking to raise awareness and…

Measures to stay cool when temperatures soar

Ontario’s Interim Chief Medical Officer of Health is reminding everyone to protect themselves and their families from extreme heat this summer. Dr. David Williams is…

Volunteer opportunity to help elders in Haldimand

HAGERSVILLE — This fall West Haldimand General Hospital is starting a new volunteer program called the Hospital Elder Life Program. Volunteers will work with elderly…

Self Care: things to do before you hit the wall

With the hustle and speed of life it’s so important to remember to slow down and take care of yourself. When you don’t make that…

Healthy Roots wraps up with finale event

OHSWEKEN – A selection of artfully-prepared local appetizers, a silent auction, and a featured workshop on Seed Renewables will wrap up the second instalment of…

Clinic brings indigenous and western medicine together in harmony

Integrating indigenous medicine and western medicine has become a goal of the greater medical community. In the last year, many health organizations have recognized the…

Family Council Week at Iroquois Lodge

The “Iroquois Lodge Knit Gang” spent the winter making an afghan and a crib quilt that they are planning to donate to the Iroquois Lodge…

Highlighting indigenous men’s health on the golf course

The Southern Aboriginal Diabetes Inititative (SOADI) is holding a golf tournament this summer in hopes to gather men together in a fun and entertaining way…

A holistic approach to providing healthy programs for SN Health Services

OHSWEKEN – Six Nations Health Services has been a labor of love for so many care providers in the Six Nations community. From it’s humble…

Our Sustenance Program tackling food security on Six Nations

OHSWEKEN – Corn, beans and squash are commonly known in our traditions as the Three Sisters. It is said that these three food gifts were given…

Healthy Roots: Homegrown Goodness

OHSWEKEN – In the early months of 2015, the Six Nations community watched as four individuals publicly committed to a traditional, Indigenous foods-only diet. Kathy…