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The 2nd Annual Katarokwi Indigenous Day of Wellness
October 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
“The 2nd Annual Katarokwi Indigenous Day of Wellness, will be taking place Friday October 14, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.at the Kingston Community Health Centre (KCHC) located at 263 Weller Avenue.
This is a FREE event, everyone is invited and encouraged to attend the wellness day that has been intertwined with Indigenous culture and made possible through the strong partnerships with local organizations.
It will be an opportunity to share and learn about the importance of self-care; taking ownership of one’s health; and how to balance self physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Various Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations will be present to highlight and share all of the various programs and services that are available to the community.
To make it more exciting, there will be: guest speakers; interactive booths; door prizes; foot care clinics; reflexology treatments; cancer screening; games and many more activities.
A free, delicious, traditional Indigenous meal will be offered to everyone. Please bring your feast bundle.
If you are unable to join for the day, feel free to join in for a couple of hours. A sacred fire will be available.
The Katarokwi Indigenous Day of Wellness event is held in partnership with the following organizations: Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative; Grandmother’s Council Katarokwi Grandmothers’ Council; Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre at Queen University Aboriginal Teacher Education Program at Queen’s University; Kingston Community Health Ce; Tipi Moza; Metis Nation of Ontario; Interval House; City of Kingston; Tobacco Wise Program – Cancer Care Ontario; HIV/AIDS Regional Services; Kingston Community Health Centres, Ontario Native Women’s Association, and the South East Regional Cancer Program.
Should you have any questions or require further information please feel free to contact SOADI’s Family Wellness Worker: Autumn Watson firstname.lastname@example.org or (613) 697-6604.
We look forward to seeing you at the Katarokwi Indigenous Day of Wellness!”