Community Stories

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  • breastfeeding
    November 15 2010
    Breastfeeding is not only the natural way of feeding infants. It is also the healthiest. That's why international authorities like UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) have established promotions like the World Breastfeeding Week, held at different times around the globe. Their goal: to... Read More
  • February 28 2010
    Over 5,000 meals and 10,000 snacks are served each week by the sixteen daycares of Eeyou Istchee’s nine communities. That’s enough to feed 1200 children, who need meals that are safe, nutritious, and, of course, tasty. Since 2007, Cree Health Board nutritionist Lilian Kandiliotis has been devising... Read More
  • February 01 2010
    Aboriginal people are more likely to have high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, which puts the Cree at an even greater risk of heart disease and stroke than the general population. As heart disease and stroke is the leading cause of death in our country, it’s important to understand how you... Read More