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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
Hours of Operation
Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
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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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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