staff was very pleased that the initiative resulted in the Elders' stories being recorded.
Institute received funding from the healing foundation and hopes that funding will be renewed.
Institute melds culture with health, providing specialized training to counsellors, health care workers, social workers, educators, community service agencies, government agencies, and other members of the helping professions.
He was an Elder Advisor for the K Division of the RCMP, worked for the Aboriginal Wellness Program, and he helped establish the Nechi
Institute and the Capital Health Region in Edmonton.
Lake believes that working in partnership with Nechi
provides employees and clients, and the general public with a good way to walk off negative energy and anger and replace it with laughs with new friends.
Alberta Health and Wellness minister and former Aboriginal Affairs minister Gene Zwozdesky was given the Cree name of "Walking Wolf" in a special ceremony held at the Poundmaker Nechi
powwow in St.
Aptly titled "A Nechi
Christmas Carol," the performance was held the evening of Dec.
Training Research and Health Promotions Institute is making it its mission to present the facts of the deadly effects of cigarette smoking and eradicate tobacco myths that pose as tradition and lure youth to take on the harmful addiction.
We are not just focusing on addictions in terms of drugs and alcohol," said Nechi
Training and Health Promotion's Fulker.
However, for those in the market of giving back to the community, or for those who have reformed after a dark path, perhaps the Nechi
Training, Research and Health Promotions Institute may be the place.
To accomplish the task, AYN, which operates out of the offices of the Nechi
Training, Research and Health Promotions Institute in Edmonton, started with a manual developed previously by the institute -- "Tobacco: Addiction & Recovery, A Spiritual Journey.
She herself took Nechi
training once a month for a year in Davis Inlet from trainers who came from Edmonton.