Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

Bridging the Health Equity Gap in Indigenous Communities – CESO Blog

June 20, 2022

For many Indigenous Peoples and communities who already experience marginalization, the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated existing issues, deepening isolation and creating a gap between Indigenous people and their allies during a time when people had a deep need to connect.

Nevada Ouellette wanted to change this. An Otipemisiwak (Métis) and Cree woman, Nevada is one of only two trained Indigenous Focusing-Oriented Therapists in Alberta. Her form of therapy honours the values of each community and respects local traditions.

In a system with predominantly western views of psychotherapy, Nevada brings an Indigenous lens to mental wellness through her business, the Collective Wellness Powwow, which she started in 2021 after being asked to host a Powwow during the pandemic. Programs in consultation, talking circles and group therapy, professional development, Indigenous land-based trauma therapy, and cultural event planning,
including powwows, bring connection, healing and harmony.

Read More: https://www.ceso-saco.com/bridging-the-health-equity-gap-in-indigenous-communities/

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