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.
The IHIC agreed to set up a Northern IHIC Sub-committee comprised of the communities (and their representatives) of Iskut, Telegraph Creek, Good Hope Lake, Dease Lake, Lower Post, and possibly Taku River Tlingit (Atlin).The Northern IHIC Sub-Committee will meet at least 3 times/year, 2-3 times via teleconference, and once in June of each year in person.