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M'Chigeeng First Nation
Community Wellness Program

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Promotes healthy individuals, families and communities
  • Supports reduction or prevention of family and community violence
  • Provides culturally appropriate support services, resources, educational materials, and workshops to address community wellness needs
  • Participates in and assists to organize community events such as Winter Carnival, Aboriginal Day, Family Fun Weekend and National Addictions Awareness Week
  • Promotes a culturally appropriate approach to healing and wellness
  • Partners with Noojmowin Teg Health Centre and Manitoulin Central Family Health Team

Cultural activities and events include:
  • Drum teaching circles
  • Monthly Healer visits
  • Opening and closing ceremonies
  • Quarterly sweat lodges
  • Seasonal Medicine walks
  • Spring Fast
  • Strengthening Families sessions

Prevention activities offered include:
  • Automated External Defibrillator training
  • Certified Water Safety Swimming lessons
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training
  • First Aid training
  • Fitness Gym management and promotion
  • Health Care provider training
  • Swim Instructor Certificate program
Comments
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Manitoulin Island TreatySwimming lessons are offered at the M'Chigeeng Beach and Dock, usually for 2 weeks during the summer (Mon-Fri) from 4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
Application Process
Registration required for Prevention activities
Fees
Program - Fees for most Prevention training courses ; None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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