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Miywasin Moment

JoLynn Parenteau writes a weekly article that is published in the Medicine Hat News  called the Miywasin Moment.

December 6, 2023: A potters gift

Septmeber 6, 2023: Walking in wisdom

July 26, 2023: Stories told in bones and stones – Part 2

July 20, 2023: Stories told in bones and stones

July 5, 2023: The Seven Sacred Teachings: Wisdom – The Beaver

June 28, 2023: Honouring our people

June 21, 2023: Return to The Hills

June 7, 2023: June and the strawberry moon

May 24, 2023: Finding our direction


March 1, 2023: Trust your boots

February 22, 2023: Survival in the Sonoran

February 8, 2023: Stories beneath the surface 

February 1, 2023: A feast and dance of plenty

January 25, 2023: The Seven Sacred Teachings: Honesty – The Sabe

January 11, 2023: The business of bannock

November 30, 2022: Championing change

November 23, 2022: Stories of hope

November 16, 2022: Paths of our ancestors

November 10, 2022: All call to action

November 2, 2022: Kookum’s Kitchen: Bison bolognese

October 26, 2022: We are students

October 19, 2022: Grant boosts local Indigenous family programming

October 12, 2022: A life of purpose

October 5, 2022: The journey home

September 28, 2022: Ceremony and celebration ring through Medicine Hat

September 20: The Seven Sacred Teachings: Courage – The Bear

September 14: A year of Miywasin Moments

September 5: Hot culture summer

June 29: Faith and football balance medicine wheel for Cross Child

June 23: Cypress Hills come Alive for Métis culture festival

June 15: Brides in braids: Indigenous wedding traditions, Part 2

June 8: Brides in braids – Indigenous wedding traditions, Part 1

May 25: MHPS Be The Change Award honours First Nation mentor

May 18, 2022: Virtual symposium unites Métis coast to coast

May 11, 2022: Solidarity in red: MMIWG2S remembered

May 4, 2022: From cottonwood to cedar, trees are good medicine 

April 27, 2022: Preserving history in the Hills

April 20, 2022: The Seven Sacred Teachings: Humility – The Wolf 

April 13, 2022: Becoming Wasani 

March 30, 2022: A journey in rainbow moccasins

March 23, 2022: Haunting history unveiled at Native American museum

March 16, 2022: Communities unit for healing and reconciliation conference

March 9, 2022: Native American museum displays a wealth of historical discovery

February 22, 2022: The Seven Sacred Teachings: Love – The Eagle

February 17, 2022: Ribbon skirts stitch together tradition and hope

February 9, 2022: Listening key to community connection for Dowler

February 2, 2022: Raven tales take flight across generations

January 26, 2022: Indigenous women forging new paths in STEM fields

January 19, 2022: The future picks up Slack

January 12, 2022: Small steps for sustainability at home

January 5, 2022: Let traditions be the foundation for new beginnings

November 24, 2021: Indigenous entrepreneurship strengthens economic growth

November 17, 2021: Unique children’s centre hosts grand opening today

November 10, 2021: Indigenous storytelling at heart of indie film

November 3, 2021: A season of change, a time for growth

October 27, 2021: Language revitalization fosters fellowship at Metis retreat

October 20 2021: Kookum’s Kitchen – Prairie Berry Crumble

October 13, 2021: Rhymes heal the hurt for Cross

October 7, 2021: Smudging and song on a Scottish Saturday night

September 29, 2021: Family, faith and fancy footwork Motiv-ates local business owner

September 22, 2021: Bannock on a Stick

September 15, 2021: Cultural connection inspires beaded CREE-ations

September 8, 2021: Drumbeat finds new life in Miywasin Singers

September 1, 2021: Reviving traditions shines spotlight on Saddleback

August 24, 2021: Hatter Simon creates healing Magick

August 18, 2021: Overcoming anxiety opens doors for Cross Child

Miywasin in the media

Medicine Hat News, January 21, 2023: Miywasin men’s circle: Gaining a sense of pride and heritage and culture

Medicine Hat News, September 30, 2022: MHC and Miywasin hosting Truth and Reconciliation walk

Medicine Hat News, September 28, 2022: Spreading healing through dance

Medicine Hat News, September 22, 2022: Miywasin hosting demonstration powwow on Saturday

Medicine Hat News, July 5, 2022: Miywasin Story Tours offer a chance to learn region’s Indigenous history

CHAT News, June 2, 2022: Miywasin Story Tour returns this summer

Medicine Hat News, June 1, 2022: Miywasin, MHPL team to host Saamis Tepee tour

Medicine Hat News, April 29, 2022: Miywasin Friendship Centre hosting Red Dress Awareness Day event

CHAT News, April 8, 2022: City exploring fair entry program for transit

Medicine Hat News, March 5, 2022: Journey Towards Healing and Reconciliation Conference next week

Prairie Post, March 4, 2022: Miywasin’s Journey Towards Healing and Reconciliation goes online

Prairie Post, March 3, 2022: Miywasin Friendship Centre helps deal with pandemic-caused issues for Indigenous community

CHAT News, February 24, 2022: Equine therapy helping to build confidence, teamwork among Indigenous youth and elders

Medicine Hat News, February 22, 2022: Healing through Indigenous crafting

The Record, January 31, 2022: Indigenous puppeteer performing at Stampede Grounds

Prairie Post, December 8, 2021: Miywasin Friendship Centre extends helping hands, celebrates Indigenous community

CHAT News, November 30, 2021: Renewed focus on aboriginal experience in Medicine Hat

CHAT News, November 17, 2021: Miywasin opens one-of-a-kind children’s centre

Medicine Hat News, September 28, 2021: Miywasin hosting event for Truth and Reconciliation

Medicine Hat News, September 18, 2021: Miywasin and City of Medicine Hat unveil plaque honouring Metis

CHAT News, September 13, 2021: Plaque will mark traditional Metis land at Saratoga Park

Medicine Hat News, June 2, 2021: Miywasin hosting remembrance ceremony at Saamis Tepee on Thursday

Medicine Hat News, May 6, 2021: Skate group, Miywasin honour MMIW at teepee

Medicine Hat News, January 7, 2021: Letter: Miywasin Friendship Centre staff deserve thanks

Medicine Hat News, March 7, 2020: MHC, Miywasin hosting Journey Towards Healing from March 23-27

Medicine Hat News, August 15, 2019: Indigenous history tour available Sunday, hosted by Miywasin Centre

Medicine Hat News, June 19, 2019: Miywasin to provide legal advice through free clinic

Medicine Hat News, February 20, 2019: MHC, Miywasin team up to present Healing and Reconciliation Week