Cultural Competency

Practice Point

23
May

Pharmacy Care Initiative Grants Available Until End of 2024

FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS ENGAGED IN DIRECT HEALTH SERVICE DELIVERY to First Nations people in BC are eligible to apply for Pharmacy Care Initiative Grants up until Dec. 31, 2024.

22
May

Bursaries for Indigenous Court Reporting Students

INDIGENOUS STENO AND COURT TRANSCRIPTION STUDENTS at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton may be eligible for $1,000 scholarships from Veritext Legal Solutions.

2
May

Repatriating Cultural Belongings and Decolonizing Museums

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY ON MAY 18 IS A GOOD TIME TO FOCUS ON REPATRIATING ancestral human remains and burial items to Indigenous communities.

2
May

Indigenous Communities Preparing for Climate Change and Emergency Response

AS WE HEAD INTO SPRING, WE ARE REMINDED THAT INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES FACE IMPACTS of climate change in ways that can be particularly disruptive. Floods, wildfires, heat domes, and atmospheric rivers require new levels of emergency response.

12
Mar

Indigenous Perspectives on Medical Assistance in Dying

MAHIHKAN MANAGEMENT IS ASSISTING HEALTH CANADA TO HEAR INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES on end-of-life care and medical assistance in dying (MAID).

8
Mar

Sacred and Strong: Indigenous Women’s Health and Wellness Journeys

SACRED AND STRONG: Upholding Our Matriarchal Roles, published in 2021 by the First Nations Health Authority and the Office of the Provincial Health Officer, is a downloadable 154-page PDF exploring “the health and wellness journeys of BC First Nations Women and Girls”.

8
Mar

IWD Marks National Day of Action to Search the Landfills

“TODAY … MARKS A NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION TO SEARCH THE LANDFILLS, a painful reminder that Indigenous women continue to be dehumanized, devalued, and discarded.”

26
Feb

Help Protect and Revitalize Indigenous Cultural Knowledge, Practices, and Spaces: Apply Now for Heritage Funding!

“OUR HERITAGE PROGRAM HELPS US TO UNDERSTAND WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO LIVE. WE KNOW THAT THERE IS AN URGENT NEED to protect Indigenous heritage, now and into the future.”

26
Feb

BC Heritage Conservation Act Transformation Project: No Amendments This Session

FOLLOWING TWO PHASES OF ENGAGEMENT with First Nations in BC and external stakeholders, the Heritage Conservation Act Transformation Project (HCATP) will not produce legislative amendments in the current legislative session scheduled to end March 16, 2024.

9
Feb

Engage with Proposed Land Act Amendments by March 31

PROVIDE YOUR THOUGHTS on sharing public land use decision-making through Engage BC.

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