Health Department

SHRF Announcement

Trevor lloyd DORIS THUNDERCHILD
Health Director Receptionist
Cell: 306-845-4330
Email: trevor.lloyd@thunderchild.ca
Tel: 306-845-4330
Fax: 306-845-2978

 

Jean Takakenew rema star
Medical Transportation Coordinator Home Health Aide
Cell: 306-845-7958 Tel: 306-845-4300

 

sheila conacher jenny loosehorn
Homecare Nurse Homecare Nurse
Cell: 306-845-7933
Email: sheila.conacher@thunderchild.ca
Email: jenny.loosehorn@thunderchild.ca

 

VIVIAN PADDY-THOMAS LINDA HARRIS
Community Health Rep, Aboriginal Diabetes, CPNP Community Wellness Worker
Email: vivian.paddy-thomas@thunderchild.ca Email: linda.harris@thunderchild.ca

 

ANNIE JIMMY theresa horse
Community Wellness Worker Liaison
Email: annie.jimmy@thunderchild.ca Cell: 306-845-4300

Contact Information:

Thunderchild Department of Health
Box 744
Turtleford, SK, Canada
S0M 2Y0

Phone: 845-4330
Fax: 845-2978

Mandate

To provide health services, daycare services, and youth, culture & recreation services to the membership of Thunderchild First Nation and other persons ordinarily resident on Thunderchild lands and to align with Thunderchild First Nation's vision, strategic planning, direction, and its reassertion of our treaty right to health to better serve the needs of the membership.

Vision

Under the guidance and protection of the Creator, Thunderchild Health will incorporate traditional and contemporary institutions in parallel to continuously improve our spiritual, physical, emotional and mental health & wellbeing of our membership.

Mission

To pursue self-sufficiency, and self determination where programs and services and partnerships are bridged and work collaboratively to support building healthy individuals, families, communities and the Cree Nation.

Values

Ma na chi to win (respect)
Tapwe at si win (honesty)
Sa ki to win (love)
So ke mo win (courage)
Ta pah tayi mo win (humbleness)
Ki se wa ti si win (kindness)
Wa ko to win (kinship)

Programs & Services

  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Brighter Futures/Injury Prevention
  • Building Healthy Communities-Solvent Abuse
  • Building Health Communities - Mental Health
  • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP)
  • Communicable Disease Control/Immunization
  • NIHB Community Dental Health Program
  • Oral Health Strategy
  • Community Health Services
  • Environmental Health-safe drinking water program
  • FASD
  • HIV AIDS
  • Home & Community Care- FNIH & INAC
  • Maternal Child Health
  • NIHB Medical Transportation
  • National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy
  • Nursing Professional Education
  • NNADAP
  • Youth / Sport / Culture / Recreation
  • Awasis Nikan Youth Centre

The Ten Treaty Sticks

The First Stick represents the Treaty Agreement which was promised would last "for as long as the Sun Shines, the Rivers Flow and the Grass Grows"

The Second Stick represents the promise that the land used by the White people would only be the depth of a plough and nothing underneath.

The Third Stick represents a promise to provide for our people in place of the Buffalo.

The Fourth Stick represents the promise that Indians will continue to live way they have lived, by hunting. The wild life will belong to you because the Creator has left it as such.

The Fifth Stick represents the promise that the lakes, the water and the fish will be left for the Indian to use.

The Sixth Stick represents the promise of the fowl, the winged creatures will remain with you.

The Seventh Stick represent the promise that an Indian Agent (Indian Affairs) will be provided to help you.

The Eighth Stick represents a promise that you the people will get an education.

The Ninth Stick represents the promise that a Red Coat (Police Officer) will make sure that the Treaty Promises that we have made, are fulfilled.

The Tenth Stick represents the promise that the Indians would be provided with a Medicine Chest

(Elder JimKanepetew, Onion Cree Nation)