Terrace/Kitimat and Area AHIC

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Communities:

Tsimshian

Haisla

Nisga'a

Tlingit

Gitxsan West

Tahltan

Kaska Dena

Kitimat

Terrace

Contact:

The Terrace/Kitimat and Area AHIC is administered out of Kitimat. To find out more about this AHIC or to bring a health care issue to the committee's attention, contact:

Tracy Milne 
Administrative Assistant
Northern Health
Tracy.Milne@northernhealth.ca   
250-632-8377

Jonathan Cooper
Health Services Administrator
Northern Health
Jonathan.Cooper@northernheatlh.ca 
250-632-8355

Local Cultural Resources:

First Nations Health Centres in the Northwest of British Columbia: A discharge planning tool

This  booklet summarizes information on First Nations Health Centres in the northwest, including services and contact information, to support discharge planning from Northern Health facilities back to First Nations communities.

Gitxsan Cultural Practices with births, near death and upon the death of a Gitxsan person

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. 

Cultural Practices Around Birth

This video shares information from the Tsimshian, Tahltan, Haisla, Gitxsan, and Nisǥa’a people on their cultural practices and how these impact their health care needs. 

 

Cultural Practices Around Illness and Death

This video shares information from the Tsimshian, Tahltan, Haisla, Gitxsan, and Nisǥa’a people on their cultural practices and how these impact their health care needs.

 

Conversations on Death and Dying with Kitselas First Nation

In this 30 minute video developed by the Kitselas First Nation, Kitselas members talk about death, dying, traditions, grief, and resiliency.

 

Kitselas Youth Health and Wellness 

In this 12 minute video, the Kitselas Youth health and wellness team talk about what is being done to help young people in the community. Discussions around how the program can move forward to improve upon what is already in place.

 

Webinar recording introducing the Terrace/Kitimat and Area AHIC:

This webinar introduces the Terrace/Kitimat and Area AHIC, the Indigenous communities that participate on this AHIC, and includes discussion and sharing by AHIC members on four key questions.

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