Everything Begins With a Story

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Sherry Letendre, Community Project Coordinator, ANSN and Andrea Delaney, Project Manager, Indigenous Projects present at the First Nations Education Conference in Edmonton February 6-8, 2024

Sherry Letendre, Community Project Coordinator, ANSN and Andrea Delaney, Project Manager, Indigenous Projects present at the First Nations Education Conference in Edmonton February 6-8, 2024

Sherry Letendre Presenting at the First Nations Education ConferenceAndrea Delaney, Project Manager, Indigenous Projects and Sherry Letendre, Community Project Coordinator, Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation presented "Everything begins with a story. Mapping a partnership and program development of a culturally relevant mental health promotion program for Indigenous youth." at the Frist Nations Education Conference February 6 to 8, 2024.

Sherry and Andrea shared the Healthy Relationships Program journey in Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, including the community groundwork before the partnership, the cultural adaptation framework and the lessons learned.  

The audience was standing room only with over 65 First Nations educators, administrators and other school staff. The First Nations Education Conference is hosted by Indigenous Knowledge & Wisdom Centre - IKWC and Enoch Cree Nation at the River Cree Resort & Casino in Edmonton, Alberta.

For more information about The Centre for School Mental Health's project "Culture and Kinship: Relationships for youth mental health with Alexis Sioux Nation visit https://www.csmh.uwo.ca/research/culture-kinship.html.