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Condolences for passing of a Wemindji resident

September 20, 2021

The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay extends its deepest condolences to the family of a member of the Cree Nation of Wemindji who passed away last week.


He passed away on Friday, September 17 from complications due to COVID-19.

We share the sadness of losing a beloved member of the Cree Nation. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and community who are grieving through these challenging times.

If you need support, the Cree Health Board’s Wiichihiiwaauwin Helpline is open 24/7 to anyone who wants to call and talk to someone. It is a safe and confidential space to share, with counselling available in the Cree language. Elders and Traditional Healers, as well as professionals are available to listen.

Wiichihiiwaauwin (Mental Health) Helpline

Service available 24/7. Cree speakers and Elders are available upon request 

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