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  • March 24, 2020  

    Midland COVID-19 Assessment Centre

    A COVID-19 Assessment Centre is open by appointment only in Midland. The objective of the clinic is to assess and, only where appropriate, swab people for COVID-19. For safety reasons, “walk-in” appointments are prohibited. Not all individuals who attend the … Read more
  • March 19, 2020  

    COVID-19: Online Resources and Support

    In an effort to help our clients and community find information about assistance and social support during the COVID-19 outbreak, we have compiled a list of online community resources. This list will be updated regularly. Please continue to visit us … Read more
  • March 17, 2020  

    COVID-19 Notice: CHIGAMIK Programs and Services

    CHIGAMIK’s top priority is the health and wellbeing of our clients, staff and community members. Below is a list of precautionary measures being taken by CHIGAMIK: Effective March 18, 2020: Chigamik Group Programs CHIGAMIK has cancelled all in-person group programs … Read more

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PROGRAMS & EVENTS

March 30, 2020

9:00 am Traditional Healing: Jake Ago Neh

Honoured Traditional Healers use traditional Indigenous approaches to bring about wellness for individuals and/or groups with mental, physical, spiritual and emotional holistic healing needs. 

About Jake Ago Neh
Jake is Aniishnaabe from SheguiandahFirst Nation. Under the direction of Adam Lussier, Jake began doing his healing work. Jake conducts a variety of ceremonies on a regular basis including one-on-one consultations, Sweat Lodges, Talking Circles, administering herbal medicines, spiritual guidance and Naming Ceremonies. All people, wherever they reside, can utilize Jake’s services to find good health and direction in their lives.

*Please note that it is customary to give a gift of tobacco to the Healers at each visit. To learn more please contact Brian George, Indigenous Cultural Program Coordinator at: 705.527.4154 x204. To schedule an appointment, please contact CHIGAMIK reception at 705-527-4154.

 

April 6, 2020

9:00 am Traditional Healing: Terry Swan

Honoured Traditional Healers use traditional Indigenous approaches to bring about wellness for individuals and/or groups with mental, physical, spiritual and emotional holistic healing needs.

About Terry Swan
Terry Swan, named Star Keeper Woman of the Fish Clan, is Cree/Saulteaux and a member of Cold Lake First Nation in Alberta.  A visionary leader, she brings decades of experience in violence prevention and promoting community healing initiatives. Having travelled extensively, she has had the privilege of being taught by Indigenous Elders from across North America, Peru and Hawaii. She is a Pipe Carrier, hands-on healer, and offers distant energy healing sessions. She has built her bundle of spiritual tools by participating in ceremonies, facilitating healing circles and one on one counselling services. She is compassionate, caring and believes deeply in each person's ability to heal themselves. Working intuitively, she provides a safe and supportive environment for clients to access their inner sense of knowing and helps to clear energetic blocks to support wholistic healing of the individual. 

*Please note that it is customary to give a gift of tobacco to the Healers at each visit. To learn more please contact Brian George, Indigenous Cultural Program Coordinator at: 705.527.4154 x204. To schedule an appointment, please contact CHIGAMIK reception at: 705.527.4154.

April 17, 2020

1:00 pm Attitude of Gratitude Group

Being grateful can lead to many health benefits including improved mental health. This half-hour telephone group session, led by a facilitator, will teach participants how to incorporate gratitude into their daily lives. *This group will be facilitated in French.

To register for this group, please call Céleste Lalonde at 705-527-4154 x258 or email celeste.lalonde@chigamik.ca. Teleconference details will be shared at time of registration.

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