by Erin Harlow, Youth Contributor

On May 22nd, Bear River First Nation Health Center and the Annapolis Valley District Health Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding. (L-R) Carol Ann Potter (Councillor), Freddy Harlow (Councillor), Christine Harlow (Health Director), Frank Meuse (Chief), Janet Knox (CEO: AVDHA), and Susan Miles (AVDHA).

A special thank you to Shalan Joudry for organizing a 4-day ecological and cultural gathering/conference for the community during the month of May honouring Wsitqamuk (Wsitqamuk = “Earth”). Some events included: Nature Art Challenge-Instead of paints and other materials, they used nature itself to make outdoor masterpieces or design. It’s simply arranging branches to create a design, or collecting materials from the forest. Sacred Circle Dance- Facilitator Sarah McClure lead a group dance exercise that will ...

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