COVID-19 and the First Nations Response


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By Perry Bellegarde, National Chief, Assembly of First Nations, Perry Bellegarde, National Chief, and Assembly of First Nations. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This is the very first episode of the Ahkameyimok Podcast with Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.

Akhameyimok is Cree for "you all persevere" and on this podcast, we will discuss the leading issues facing First Nations peoples, by talking with top experrts, elders and community leaders.

The first topic on the Ahkameyimok Podcast is an important one, the COVID-19 pandemic and what can and is being done to minimize its impact on First Nations people and in First Nations.

Our guest is Marion Crowe. She is a proud member of Piapot First Nation in Saskatchewan and is the Chief Executive officer of the First Nations Health Managers Association. She also sits on the board of directors of the Ottawa Hospital.

Thanks to the Red Dog Singers of Treaty 4 territory in Saskatchewan for providing the theme music for this podcast.

The Ahkameyimok Podcast is produced by David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions.

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