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WRHA Indigenous Health - Cultural Initiatives

Education Sessions & Presentations

Grand Rounds in Indigenous Health

Staff Workshops & Training

Indigenous Traditional Teachings Workshop

Half-Day Workshop

The Indigenous Traditional Teachings Workshop can be taken on its own or in conjunction with the Sweat Lodge Teachings Workshop.


Experience and learn about the importance of Indigenous Traditional Teachings with guidance from an Elder or Traditional Healer and gain understanding about Traditional aspects of knowledge sharing, spirituality and relationship.


With guidance from an Elder or Traditional Healer, learn about oral teaching traditions. Traditional teachings have been handed down through generations of Indigenous Peoples by Traditional Healers or Elders and include medicines, ceremonies and lessons on how to live a good life on Mother Earth.


  • Obtain increased understanding and knowledge of Traditional Indigenous Teachings in a health care setting
  • Develop increased understanding and knowledge of Indigenous ceremonies
  • Increase ability to provide culturally competent and proficient care


9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Circle of Life Thunderbird House 715 Main Street

It is recommended that participants complete the Indigenous Cultural Awareness Workshop prior to this workshop.

We are currently transitioning from WRHA’s Organization & Staff Development’s online registration system to the Learning Management System operated by Manitoba eHealth.

Available dates for this workshop will be listed on LMS.

Click on each workshop to find out more information::

Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Safety Training

Indigenous Cultures Awareness Workshop

Indigenous Traditional Teachings Workshop

Indigenous Sweat Lodge Teaching Workshop

Palliative Care: Indigenous Perspectives On End Of Life

Indigenous Retention for Managers

Indigenous Health Policy

Circle of Care: Enhancing the Culture of Well-being

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