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Norman Shewaybick (Webequie, Ontario) talks about his wife’s passing and his experiences with the inequalities and prejudices indigenous people suffer at the hands of our healthcare system. He had to watch as these challenges took his wife of 26 years away from him. After her passing, Norman and his four sons walked the “Healing Journey Home” from Thunder Bay to Webequie. The 1,000 km trek took them over 2 weeks in the bitter cold of February. Today, Normal speaks out against the prejudices that took his wife. He has become the Change Maker.
Song written, recorded and filmed with students of Sioux Lookout, Ontario. Song Credits: Carson Anderson, Randy Cutfeet, Chris Edwards, Chris Wilder, Kevin Martin, Mathias Shakakeesic, Cecilee Duncan, Trinity Cheesequay, Sydney Bell, Cassie Capay & Chelsea Barkman.
In the fall of 2010, SLFNHA and The Chiefs Committee on Health started working on a film project on opiate drug abuse. In early 2011, SLFNHA hired Thunderstone Pictures to produce a documentary to follow a young woman from Eabametoong First Nation (Fort Hope) on her journey to overcome her addiction to OxyContin and the struggle to access treatment.
A diabetic for 16 years and overweight, Wes Nothing describes his journey to lose weight and the unexpected results that came with it.

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