Indigenous Knowledge Keepers Speaking About Diabetes

Indigenous Knowledge Keepers Speaking About Diabetes

Indigenous Knowledge Keepers Speaking About Diabetes

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On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019, the National Indigenous Diabetes Association, in partnership with the University of Manitoba and Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg, hosted a free public event where 4 Knowledge Keepers spoke about their lives with diabetes.

Thank you to Caroline Daigneault, Mary Wilson, Robert Fenton and Treffery Deerfoot for sharing their stories and wisdom. Thank you to Cookem Daisy for the delicious food and to Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata for the meeting space.

You can view the video footage from the event by clicking here link.

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December 13, 2019. We want to share your stories and information for 
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We welcome submissions related to all things related to wellness of 
First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples... diabetes and healthy-living, 
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activity, kids’ activities, eye care, physical activity, foot care, 
mental health, food sovereignty, food security, nutrition, research, 
community and personal success stories with diabetes management and 

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