Daylu Dena (Lower Post)
Dease River First Nation (Good Hope Lake)
Sik E Dakh (Glen Vowell)
Taku River Tlingit First Nation
The Northwest East (Smithers and Area) IHIC is administered out of the Bulkley Valley and Wrinch Memorial Hospitals. If you would like to learn more about this IHIC or bring a health care issue to the committee's attention, contact:
Local Cultural Resources:
This Gitxsan phrase booklet provides new words and phrases focusing on body parts and functions. It is meant to assist physicians, nurses, and health care providers in providing culturally safe care at Wrinch Memorial Hospital (WMH) from the Northwest East Indigenous Health Improvement Committee to honour and support their ongoing commitment to cultural safety for Gitxsan people.
This booklet is a gift to health care providers at Wrinch Memorial Hospital (WMH) from the Northwest East Indigenous Health Improvement Committee to honour and support their ongoing commitment to cultural safety for Gitxsan people.
This booklet provides information about Gitxsan cultural practices with births, near death, and upon the death of a Gitxsan person. It includes tips for hospital and health workers on how to approach these important life transitions for Gitxsan community members.
This document acknowledges the importance of gathering around a loved one in the hospital or long-term care home at times of health events, deaths and births. The information
provided in the pamphlet will help with a shared understanding of what staff can do to support people at such times.