Community Health Night: Maternal Health and Family Planning
Métis doctor Cassandra Felske-Durksen, a specialist in women’s health at the Indigenous Wellness Clinic, talks maternal health and family planning at the Métis Nation of Alberta’s Community Health Night. Refreshments will be provided.
This conversation is an opportunity for families to learn about:
- Reproductive health and rights
- Sexual health
- Reproductive life planning
- Preconception planning
- Maternity pathways and care
Wednesday, October 24
5:30 – 7:30 pm
MNA Provincial Head Office, #100-117385 Kingsway NW
To register, visit mnamaternalhealth.eventbrite.com or contact Amber Yarmuch at 780-455-2200 Ext. 408 by Tues., October 23.
Take Home Naloxone Kit (THNK) Training and Distribution
The MNA is travelling across the province to bring you free Take Home Naloxone Kit (THNK) distribution and training.
Naloxone is a lifesaving medicine that can reverse opioid overdose. Be prepared and take the training.
Drop-in times are available for anyone with questions or who has received THNK training and requires a new kit.
For session details click on your region below.
To register or for more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 780-455-2200 ext. 432.
June 5-15: Region 6 (North West)
June 20-23: Region 5 (Central North)
July 5-10: Region 1 (North East)
July 25-26: Region 4 (Central West)
July 30-August 3: Region 2 (Central East)
August 14-15: Region 4 (Central) Edmonton
August 22-30: Region 4 (Central) Edmonton, St. Albert, Morinville, Gibbons
September 5-6: Region 4 (Central) Spruce Grove, Sherwood Park
September 12-13: Region 3 (North) Lacombe, Red Deer
September 15-18: Region 1 (North) Conklin, Fort McMurray, Fort Chipewyan
September 22-25: Region 3 (Central) Calgary
Help grow health services in your community at the MNA’s Health Forum on Nov. 3. Your stories are the first step towards building future health services currently missing in your area. Travel, participation reimbursements, and accommodations will be provided for MNA citizens.
Saturday, November 3
Doors open 7:30 am
Edmonton Inn and Conference Centre
11830 Kingsway NW, Edmonton
Can’t access health services in your community? Get a dental cleaning, cancer screening, blood sugar testing and more in one stop! Visit the health services booths and enter to win a Fitbit.
For more information, phone 780-455-2200 ext. 249 or email email@example.com
Climate Monitoring Engagement
What if we could do something today for a better tomorrow?
Climate change compromises ecosystems, reduces agricultural yields, and negatively affects medicinal plants.
The Climate Leadership Team is hosting engagement sessions in all regions throughout October, November, and December. Everyone’s welcome to come, have dinner, and discuss how climate change affects Métis rights and ways of life.
5:30 pm-8 pm
Honor Currie Room
Medicine Hat Public Library, 414 1St. SE
5:30 pm-8 pm
Métis Family Services
Native Network Parent Link Center, 19 Erinwoods Drive SE
Chance to win $100 prize at every session! Reserve your spot by calling Amy White at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 780-455-2200 ext. 411
October 16-18: Region 2
Become a citizen of the Métis Nation of Alberta and get access to cultural enrichment programs, scholarships and skills training, housing, and more.
Bring your completed citizen application form to our upcoming event or get assistance filling out the form from our Registry team.
Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time: 11 am – 2 pm
Location: Downtown Wabasca (look for the Rupertsland Institute Mobile Unit), Wabasca AB
For more information about required documents, see our guidelines.
Cultural Enrichment Program: Peyote Stitch
Learn the peyote stitch beading style and create a pair of handmade earrings to take home.
Krista Leddy, a talented Métis beader, will be leading the course as part of the Métis Nation of Alberta’s Cultural Enrichment Program.
Participants MUST attend both sessions. Lunch will be provided.
Limited seats are available. To reserve your spot, you MUST provide your Métis citizen ID, name, birth date, address, email, and phone number to Christine Dyck at 780-455-2200 ext. 249 or email@example.com
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