In partnership with the Government of Quebec, the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay provides health and social services to the 9 communities of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee
The Clara Bus and Sophie Air will be back again this year to offer breast cancer screening for women 50 – 69 years old in Eeyou Istchee.
Cree values and traditions were envisaged as key to the development of health and social services delivery systems in section 14 of the 1975 James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), which was the basis for the creation of the Cree Health Board
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Case numbers are stabilizing in Quebec and Ontario. Even so, jurisdictions need to find slow and responsible ways to ease restrictions. In Eeyou Istchee, we need to continue to respect restrictions to protect our communities from COVID-19
Nishiiyuu refers to the traditional ways of the Eeyou and Eenou people. Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun works to ensure that Cree knowledge and values are reflected in CBHSSJB services.
Our vision is aapiimuutiihehkuut piimaatiisiiwiiniiuu kiiyah a achiisachiinuutiihehkuut᙮
“Achieving miyupimaatisiiun through the guidance of ancestral teachings”.