Collaborating Communities

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Listening to One Another to Grow Strong is currently partnered with nine First Nations, representing four Indigenous peoples across four provinces. Together, we are delivering our program with a Secwepemc nation in Interior British Columbia, Anishinaabe First Nations in North Western Ontario, Swampy Cree First Nations in Northern Manitoba and an Innu First Nation in Eastern Quebec.

Swampy Cree Collaborators

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Partnerned organization: Cree Nation Tribal Health Centre

Coordinator: Ron Cook

Participating communities: Pukatawagan, Wuskwi Sipihk, Mosakahiken

Facilitators: Wanda Beaudry, Irene Genaille, John Gerald Colomb, Margaret Ballantine, Irene Linklater, Ann Head

Anishinabe Collaborators

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Partnered organization: Kenora Chiefs Advisory

Coordinator: Cindy Piche

Anishinabe Board Members: Howard Kabestra, Rudy Turtle, Glenn Cameron, Gabe Bruyere

Participating communities: Wauzhushk Onigum, Naotkamegwanning, Wabigoon, Asubpeeschoseewagong

Facilitators: Vanessa Skead, Gail Redsky, Sydney Flett, Carolyn Kokokopenace, Carla Kokokopenace, Clara Kokokopenace, Jyles Copenace, Catherine Girou, Rose Skead

Secwepemc Collaborators

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Partnered organization: Splatsin Tsm7aksaltn (Splatsin Teaching Centre) Society

Coordinator: Deanna Cook

Participating community: Splatsin

Facilitators: Don Bennett, Julianna Alexander, Jody Leon

Innu & Mi’gmaq Collaborators

1. Mashteuiatsh (Innu community) – Coordinator: Maggie Robertson

Facilitators: Meggie Noël, Jacynthe Connolly; Consultant: Julie Girard; Board Members: Véronique Larouche, Jowan Philippe

2. Nutashkuan (Innu community) – Coordinator: Chanelle Laberge

Facilitators: Vicky Bellefleur, Nathalie Lapierre, Marie-Jeanne Wapistan; Board Member: Lucie Wapistan.

3. Gesgapegiag (Mi’gmaq community) – Coordinators and Facilitators: Christianne Bernard, Theresa Caplin; Board Member: Eleanor Pollock

Researcher: Patricia Montambault

Coordinator: Audrey Vézina, First Nations of Quebec & Labrador Health & Social Services Commission

 

The Listening to One Another Research Team

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Principal Investigator: Laurence J. Kirmayer (McGill University).

Collaborating Researchers: Arlene Laliberté, Université du Québec en Outaouais

Coordinators: Joshua Moses (2011-13), Dominique Geoffroy (2013-2019), Michelle Kehoe (2019-Present)

Research Assistants: Michaela Field, Mia Messer, Tristan Supino

Communication: Sophie Gee, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal

Team Meeting May 2014

 

Team Meeting November 2012