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News Release: Restoring the Sacred Bond Community Launch

News Release: Restoring the Sacred Bond Community Launch

Posted Jun 14th, 2019 in Announcement, News Sidebar, News Releases

The Southern First Nations Network of Care (SFNNC) and Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag invites you to a sacred feast and ceremony to honour and bless it’s new initiative, Restoring the Sacred Bond.

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News Release: Manitoba's First Social Impact Bond Successfully Secures Investment

News Release: Manitoba's First Social Impact Bond Successfully Secures Investment

Posted Jun 11th, 2019 in Announcement, News Sidebar, News Releases

Doula Project for At-Risk Indigenous Mothers Ready to Launch in Fall 2019

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CTV News: Pilot Project aims to

CTV News: Pilot Project aims to "Restore the Sacred Bond"

Posted Feb 2nd, 2019 in In The News

CTV host Maralee Caruso, speaks to Jolene Mercer (Executive Director of the Initiative) and Tara Petti (CEO, Southern Network) to learn about Manitoba's first social impact bond, the Restoring the Sacred Bond Initiative.

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Restoring the Sacred Bond Aims to Prevent Child Welfare Apprehensions

Restoring the Sacred Bond Aims to Prevent Child Welfare Apprehensions

Posted Jan 21st, 2019 in In The News

The Southern First Nations Network of Care (Southern Network) in Manitoba, which mandates 10 agencies – nine of which are First Nations agencies – to protect children, provide culturally appropriate services and preserve families in their communities, is launching its Restoring the Sacred Bond initiative.

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Global News: Province connecting at-risk moms with Indigenous doulas as part of new initiative

Global News: Province connecting at-risk moms with Indigenous doulas as part of new initiative

Posted Jan 7th, 2019 in News Sidebar, In The News

The provincial government has announced its first-ever Social Impact Bond in partnership with the Southern First Nations Network of Care (SFNNC).

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Manitoba's 1st social impact bond hopes to raise $3M to help at-risk moms

Manitoba's 1st social impact bond hopes to raise $3M to help at-risk moms

Posted Jan 7th, 2019 in In The News

Manitoba's first social impact bond is looking for $3 million in private investment to pay for a program to reduce the number of days children in the province spend in care.

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Press Release: Southern First Nations Network of Care Partners with RedMane Technology Canada

Press Release: Southern First Nations Network of Care Partners with RedMane Technology Canada

Posted Jan 7th, 2019 in News Releases

Restoring the Sacred Bond is an early intervention program aimed at reducing the number of newborn child welfare apprehensions and days that young children are spending in the care of child welfare.

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News Release: Manitoba Announces First Social Impact Bond

News Release: Manitoba Announces First Social Impact Bond

Posted Jan 7th, 2019 in Announcement, News Sidebar, News Releases

Doula Project Aims to Strengthen Bonds Between Indigenous Mothers and Infants and Reduce the Number of Days Infants Spend in Care

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Winnipeg Free Press: Indigenous doulas bring tradition back to labour

Winnipeg Free Press: Indigenous doulas bring tradition back to labour

Posted Dec 7th, 2018 in News Sidebar, In The News

When Shaneen Robinson-Desjarlais found out in April she was pregnant with her second child, she knew she wanted to tackle the challenges of labour and birth differently this time.

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Frontiers in Women's Health: Being a good relative: Indigenous doulas reclaiming cultural knowledge to improve health and birth outcomes in Manitoba, Canada

Frontiers in Women's Health: Being a good relative: Indigenous doulas reclaiming cultural knowledge to improve health and birth outcomes in Manitoba, Canada

Posted Oct 31st, 2018 in News Sidebar, In The News

In Manitoba, Indigenous women are becoming trained and engaged in supporting their fellow Indigenous relatives and community members as Indigenous doulas or birth workers.

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