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) AHIC is administered out of the Bulkley Valley and Wrinch Memorial Hospitals. If you would like to learn more about this AHIC or bring a health care issue to the committee's attention, contact:
Local Cultural Resources:
Gitxsan Phrase Book for health care providers: Gitxsanimx or Sim’algax( sim-ahlgah) Language of Gitxsan
This booklet is a gift to health care providers at Wrinch Memorial Hospital (WMH) from the Northwest East Aboriginal Health Improvement Committee to honour and support their ongoing commitment to cultural safety for Gitxsan people.
Gitxsan Cultural Practices
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.