Weeneebayko Area Health Authority
Traditional Healing Program

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Provides health services with traditional and cultural healing options
  • Focuses on a foundation known as "Myipimaatisim" in Cree, which means choosing a healthy life focusing on the mind, body and spirit
  • Conducts ceremonies and counselling sessions through Traditional Healers (over 25 registered Traditional Healers) and counselors who travel to each community of the Weeneebayko region

Services and programs include:
  • Counseling for individuals, youth, couples, families and community groups
  • Debriefing
  • Grief and crisis counseling
  • Healing/talking circles
  • Medicine (traditional herbs)
  • Rites of Passage Services
  • Sweat Lodge and Pipe Ceremonies
  • Seasonal ceremonies (fasting and Sundance)
  • Traditional Doctoring
Comments
Hospital can be reached by mail via 2 postal addresses: Box 34 and Box 664
Eligibility
Members and residents of the communities of the Weeneebayko region
Application Process
Requires booked appointments
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On February 26, 2019

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