Community Stories

​​The Good Medicine Initiative is a series of online articles and posts that highlight the strengths we possess as Indigenous people.


​​​Community Posts and Stories

Community Stories are good news stories from Indigenous communities, both urban and on-reserve.

Activity Bags – Head Start programs adapt in Laxgalts’ap and Gitanmaax

Advance Care Planning Conversations – Líl̓wat Health and Healing shif​ts advance care planning for COVID-19

Garden Box Program – Reclaiming food sovereignty and security with a gardening program for First Nations families

Good Deeds – First Nations “ninjas” are doing good deeds for homebound community members

Ode to an Elder Song – The power of voice to advance culturally safe health care for First Nations communities

Pandemic Parade – A parade to deliver inspiration

Pride Parade – BC First Nation celebrates Pride Month with its first-ever Pride Parade!​​

Quarantine Humour – Laughter! We all need some​ laughs right now

Raising Hands Video – Raising our hands to BC health care heroes: The video!

Scavenger Hunts – Online scavenger hunts and activities raise spirits in Sts’ailes

Secwepemctsin Music Video – Indigenous Day of Wellness Grant Supports Music Video Sung in Secwepemctsin​

Smudge (with George Jeffrey) – Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society’s virtual smudge receives over 10,000 views (requires Facebook login)

Stick Game – First Nations communities connect and have fun with a virtual traditional stick game tournament ​​

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