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  • Deez nuts: Haudenosaunee uses of Hickory

    Deez nuts: Haudenosaunee uses of Hickory0

    Hickory is a traditional food source to the Haudenosaunee. European travellers who came to Iroquois Country wrote that they were actually disgusted at how many Hickory nuts the men would consume in one meal. The nutmeat is fragrant and sweet but notoriously difficult to pry from the shell. So how do we eat them? There

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  • Adapting to life without coffee

    Adapting to life without coffee0

    By Kitty Lynn Sometimes it’s hard to get out of bed in the morning. You need that extra little push to get on with your day. Many of us depend on that one, two or ten cups of coffee. But did you know that coffee if drank every day or multiple times a day can

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  • Be Well Campaign Shines a Light on Mental Health

    Be Well Campaign Shines a Light on Mental Health0

    BRANTFORD — Students will know where to get help and how to be well as a result of the Be Well Campaign that brings wellness into the heart of the conversation about mental health. “Positive mental health and well-being is essential for student success,” said Liana Thompson, Superintendent of Education. “As we shift our mental

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  • What have been your personal victories so far on the Healthy Roots Challenge?

    What have been your personal victories so far on the Healthy Roots Challenge?0

    Kitty: I have a few victories but the main one is the feeling of being of myself. No longer surviving on caffeine, sugar and little sleep. I enjoy going to bed, sleeping like a baby and waking feeling refreshed and ready to go. I am accomplishing more than I felt possible when I slept less.

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  • Participant update: Doug Henhawk

    Participant update: Doug Henhawk0

    OHSWEKEN – At first glance Doug Henhawk is kind of an intimidating looking guy, but have a conversation with him and it doesn’t take long to see that he’s not intimidating at all. “Usually people see me and think I’m threatening or something,” said Henhawk, a participant in the 12-week Healthy Roots challenge. “But I’m

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  • Healthy Roots: Reflecting on the halfway point

    Healthy Roots: Reflecting on the halfway point0

    6 weeks in, and Healthy Roots is officially at the halfway point. So far we’ve witnessed 9 people — and a whole community of others who are following along from home — as they’ve committed to the challenge at varying levels. In just a short time we’ve seen victories both big and small — for

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