Hotıì ts'eeda hosts online sharing circle with Indigenous knowledge holders about COVID-19

Yellowknife (May 12, 2020) - Hotıì ts'eeda will host an online discussion, featuring NWT Indigenous knowledge holders, about staying healthy while undertaking safety measures in the NWT during the COVID-19 pandemic. The one-hour discussion will be an interactive sharing circle from an Indigenous cultural perspective. Members of the public can submit comments and questions.

The sharing circle is being moderated by Dëneze Nakehk'o, a journalist, educator and facilitator. Dëneze is a member of the Lı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kųę First Nation.

Panel speakers include:

  • Respected Tłı̨chǫ Elder Nora Wedzin from Behchokò;
  • Lianne Mantla-Look, a Tłı̨chǫ registered nurse and patient engagement specialist. Lianne is originally from Behchokò;
  • Dr. Nicole Redvers, doctor of naturopathic medicine and co-founder of the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation. Nicole is originally from the Deninu K’ue First Nation; and,
  • Jennie Vandermeer, a mental health and wellness advocate originally from Délįnę.

Please join us!