Past Sessions

Circle Date          Topic                                                                                                                                                                      
05-24-2018 Legalization of Cannabis, First Nations and Health in BC
05-23-2018 Ancestral Knowledge and Northwest Native Plants
05-08-2018 Support and Building Networks – with Jeska Slater
04-24-2018 Indigenous Perspectives on Healthy Sexuality
04-10-2018 Funding to Support Indigenous Students’ Education Dreams
04-05-2018 Laughter as Medicine – A Four Directions Journey
03-27-2018 Garden Planning and Starting Your Bedding Plants with Gerry Kasten
03-22-2018 The Dance of Belonging – A 60’s Scoop Story of Healing and Transformation
03-14-2018 Taking Care of Each Other: Indigenous Perspectives on Harm Reduction
03-08-2018 Structural Oppression – Male Privilege with Harley Eagle
02-27-2018 Embracing the Critical Consciousness Theory in an Indigenous Context with Harley Eagle
02-20-2018 Trauma and Soul Retrieval with Dr. Patricia Vickers
02-13-2018 Are you PrEP(ared)? PrEP Basics and Knowledge Dissemination with Harlan Pruden
02-08-2018 šxʷʔam̓ət (home) What does Reconciliation mean to YOU? with Cindy Charleyboy
01-31-2018 Xwi7xwa Library: Community Research and Empowerment with Kim Lawson
01-23-2018 Facilitation Skills with IndigenEYEZ: Blending Technical & Creative Approaches
01-18-2018 Part II – Protecting and Restoring the Sacred – The 16 Principles
01-09-2018 Dance as a Pathway to Wellness with Willow Thickson
11-30-2017 Trauma, Relationships and Interdependence
11-16-2017 Program Evaluation in an Indigenous Context
11-09-2017 Part I – Protecting and Restoring the Sacred
11-07-2017 Responding to the TRC Calls to Action through Curriculum Design and Delivery
11-02-2017 Pathways to Post Secondary Education
10-26-2017 Alternative Dispute Resolution Process for Indigenous People
10-17-2017 Indigenous Peoples and Genomics
10-10-2017 BCANDS National Indigenous Federal Accessibility Legislation
09-28-2017 What is Postpartum Care
09-26-2017 Fall Harvest Menu
09-21-2017 FNHA Clients Transition to BC PharmaCare
05-30-2017 Dollars and Sense: Financial Preparation for Post-Secondary Education
05-04-2017 Without Reservation: A Survivor’s Story II with Kat Norris
04-25-2017 The Empowerment of Aboriginal Women with Dr. Rosalyn Ing
04-18-2017 Part II: Indigenous Health Leadership with Leslie Varley
04-11-2017 Intergenerational Trauma and Intergenerational Healing with Dea Parsanishi
04-06-2017 Indigenizing Harm Reduction

Circle Date          Topic                                                                                                                                                                      
03-30-2017 Success Stories in Cultural Safety with Elder Roberta Price and Dr. David Tu
03-21-2017 Cultural Humility in Teaching and Learning: A Conversation with Dr. Evan Adams
03-14-2017 Without Reservation: A Survivor’s Story with Kat Norris
03-09-2017 ACCESS RDSP: Financial Security for People with Disabilities
02-28-2017 Spring Gardening with Gerry Kasten
02-21-2017 Warriors Against Violence with Joyce & Joseph Fossella
02-14-2017 Raising the Next Generation – Transforming the Legacy of Residential School
02-09-2017 Aboriginal Youth Voice Educating Adults
02-02-2017 Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Using the Medicine Bundle – Corinne Stone
01-17-2017 Indigenous Bio Cultural Heritage: Health, Wellness and Land – Julian Napoleon
01-12-2017 Part I: Indigenous Health Leadership with Leslie Bonshor
12-06-2016 Healing Salves for the Holidays with the Indigenous Plant Diva 
11-30-2016 Making Resilience Happen Through Youth-Adult Partnership
11-24-2016 Beneath the Surface – Suicide Awareness and Prevention 
11-22-2016 When Less is More – A Pharmacist’s Perspective on Managing Multiple Medications 
11-15-2016 Looking Back at our Traditional Roles in Midwifery: Looking Forward to our New Roles as Doulas and Midwives
11-09-2016 Take Care of Yourself, Man! 
10-27-2016 Differences Do Not Mean Deficits – with Shirley Morven 
10-18-2016 How grandparents impact Aboriginal Student Success with Mark Point
10-13-2016 Social Media for Advocacy, Income and Career
10-06-2016 Partnering Traditional-Indigenous and Contemporary-Western Approaches to Health and Healing
09-29-2016 Interactive Medicine Walk with the Indigenous Plant Diva
09-08-2016 Rooting Lateral Kindness in Community
05-24-2016 Supporting Those with Mental Health & Addictions
05-18-2016 Bug Sprays & Essential Oil Room Sprays
05-10-2016 Safe for Elders, Safe for All
05-05-2016 Stand Up: Warriors Called To Action!
04-26-2016 Spring snacks and summer treats gathered on the trail – with Carrielynn Victor(Xemontalot)
04-20-2016 Making Syrups for Cough and Colds – with Elli Reilander and Jessica Hueser
04-13-2016 Baby Friendly Learning Circle – with Gerry Kasten and Marianne Brophy
04-04-2016 Mindfulness: Tools for Restoring Balance

Circle Date           Topic
11-22-2015 Talking Midwives and Doulas
11-21-2015 Harm Reduction & Take Home Naloxone in First Nations Communities
11-15-2015 Indigenous Speaker Series
11-03-2015 How to Create Support Groups
10-13-2015 Raising Children in a Digital World
10-06-2015 Part I – Digital Health: Social Media, Youth and Health
09-17-2015        Naturopathy in First Nations Communities
09-08-2015        Making Teas with the Indigenous Plant Diva
06-03-2015 IndigenEYEZ
05-21-2015 Homecare, Rural Service and Hemodialysis with Dr. Michael Copland and Mary Lewis
05-19-2015 Visitable Housing for First Nations Communities
05-14-2015 Thinking Outside the (Lunch)box
04-30-2015 Responding to Elder Abuse in First Nations Communities
04-23-2015 Using Somatic Experiences to Understand & Treat the Symptoms of Trauma
04-02-2015 Preparing and Preserving Traditional Medicines

Circle Date           Topic
03-26-2015  Container Gardening Preparation & Recipes for Spring Foods with Gerry Kasten
03-24-2015  Decolonizing Tobacco use & Smoking Cessation with Gerry Oleman and Pamela Robertson
03-11-2015  NNAPF and Using Addiction Toolkits with Raymond Delray and Michael Martin
01-20-2015  Meeting People Where They Are At: Harm Reduction 101 with Pamela Robertson and Gerry Oleman
01-13-2015  Registered Massage Therapy & Healing Touch from an Indigenous Perspective with Damian John
01-06-2015  Healing Addictions Through Culture and Community
12-11-2014  Healthy Eating for Better Mental Wellbeing with Rebecca Sovdi
12-02-2014  Interactive Medicine Walk with Cease Wyss
11-27-2014  Psychiatrist to Podiatrist: Head to Toe Opportunities in Aboriginal Health Careers
11-19-2014  Healthy Eating Will Take You Places with Suzanne Johnson
11-14-2014  Preparing Traditional Fall Foods with Gerry Kasten
10-29-2014  Contraception: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know But Were Too Afraid to Ask
10-07-2014  Myths and Truths About Diabetes: Coyote’s Lies or Eagle’s Wisdom?
09-19-2014  Culturally Safe Dementia Care: Working with Elders and Nurses to Improve Care
09-15-2014  Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement: Personal Credits Notice
09-10-2014  Eating Healthy from Toddler to Teens with Gerry Kasten
08-08-2014  Strategic Plan FNHDA
07-10-2014  Human Resources Series: Labour & Employee Relations
06-18-2014  Making Healthcare Decisions: Aboriginal Experiences in Healthcare
06-11-2014  Aboriginal Women and Breast Cancer
06-03-2014  FNHDA: Violence and Aggression in the Workplace
05-28-2014  Eating Healthy on a Budget
05-27-2014  Traditional Foods: Part II
05-20-2014  Dancing Your Way to Health
05-08-2014  Panorama
05-07-2014  Myths and Truths About Diabetes: Coyote’s Lies or Eagle’s Wisdom
04-14-2014  Occupational Health & Safety
04-10-2014  Healthy Eating for Chronic Disease Management
04-01-2014  Music and Mental Wellness – Gerry Oleman