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Bridal Veil Falls, Manitoulin Island

(English follows below.)

ᐊᓂᐣ ᐅᐅᐁᐧ ᐁᐅᒋᑭᒋᐃᓀᐣᑕᑲᐧᐠ

ᐁᑲᐧ NOSM ᐱᒧᒋᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᑲᒪᐧᔦ ᒪᒋᒪᐡᑭᑭᐃᐧ ᐃᐡᑯᓄᐃᐧᑲᒥᑯᐊᐧᐠ ᐃᐃᐁᐧ ᒣᑲᐧᐨ 2005 ᑲᐊᐦᑭᐊᐧᐠ, ᑭᐁᐧᑎᓄᐠ ᐊᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᒪᐡᑭᑭᐃᐧ ᐃᐡᑯᓄᐃᐧᐣ ᑭᐊᐧᐸᑕᐦᐃᐁᐧᒪᑲᐣ ᒪᐊᐧᐨ ᑲᐧᔭᐠ ᒋᐃᐧᒋᔭᑲᓄᐊᐧᐨ ᐊᐃᐧᔭᐠ ᒥᓇ ᑕᔑᑫᐃᐧᓇᐣ ᒋᒥᓄᔭᑲᒪᑲᑭᐣ ᐅᐅᒪ ᑭᐁᐧᑎᓄᐠ ᐊᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ᙮ ᐁᑲᐧ ᓂᐡᑕᑦ ᑲᐊᓂ ᒪᒋᐊᐧᐁᐧᓇᒋᑲᓂᐊᐧᐠ, NOSM ᐱᒧᒋᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᐅᑭᐊᔭᒥᐦᐊᐣ ᐊᓂᔑᓇᐯᐃᐧ ᑕᔑᑫᐃᐧᓇᐣ ᐅᐅᒪ ᑭᐁᐧᑎᓄᐠ ᐊᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᑫᐃᔑᐸᐸᒥᓯᐨ ᒥᓇ ᑫᐃᔑᑲᓇᐊᐧᐸᑕᐠ ᓇᓇᑲ ᐱᒪᑎᓱᐃᐧᓇᐣ ᐅᐅᒪ ᓀᑫᑲᒥᑯᐠ᙮ ᐃᐡᑯᓄᐃᐧᐣ ᐅᒋᑲᑫᐧᑌ ᓇᑲᐁᐧᔑᒋᑫᐃᐧᓇᐣ ᐊᓂᐣ ᑫᐃᔑᒪᒋᐃᐧᑐᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᐅᐁᐧ ᐃᐡᑯᓄᐃᐧᐣ ᐁᐧᑎ ᐊᓂ ᓂᑲᐣ ᐅᒋ᙮

ᐁᑲᐧ ᐅᐅᒪ ᑲᐃᔑᑕᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᓂᑯᑕᐧᓱ ᐯᕑᓭᐣᐟ ᑲᑕᓯᓇᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᐊᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ, ᑭᐁᐧᑎᓄᐠ ᐊᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᒪᒪᐤ ᓴᑲᓱᒥᑕᓇ ᐯᕑᓭᐣᐟ ᑕᑲᐧᐣ ᐊᐦᑭ ᑲᐃᔑᑲᐯᔑᓇᓂᐊᐧᐠ᙮ ᑭᐁᐧᑎᓄᐠ ᐊᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᐊᐃᐧᔭᐠ ᑲᐊᔭᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᑭᒥᑲᑕᓇᐊᐧ ᒥᓇ ᐅᑭᒋᑫᐣᑕᓇᐊᐧ ᐅᐅᐁᐧ ᑭᐁᐧᑎᓄᐠ ᐊᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᒪᐡᑭᑭᐃᐧ ᐃᐡᑯᓄᐃᐧᐣ ᒋᑕᑲᐧᐠ, ᒥᓇ ᐅᐅᐁᐧ ᑲᑭᐅᒋᐅᔑᒋᑲᑌᐠ ᒋᐃᐧᒋᐦᐃᔭᑲᓄᐊᐧᐨ ᑭᐁᐧᑎᓄᐠ ᐊᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᐊᐃᐧᔭᐠ ᒥᓴᐊᐧᐨ ᐊᐊᐧᓀᓄᐊᐧᐨ, ᒥᓇ ᑲᐃᔑᑲᐯᔑᐊᐧᐨ ᐁᑲᐧ ᒋᒥᓇᑲᓄᐊᐧᐨ ᒪᐡᑭᑭᐃᐧ ᐃᐧᒋᐦᐃᐁᐧᐃᐧᐣ᙮

Created to be Accountable

Even before NOSM’s Charter MD Class was welcomed in 2005, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine demonstrated its commitment to improving the health of the peoples and communities of Northern Ontario. At the earliest stages of development, NOSM engaged the Indigenous communities of Northern Ontario as part of its mandate to be accountable to the cultural diversity of the region. The School regularly solicits feedback from their invaluable experience and ideas to move the School forward.

Though home to only six percent of Ontario’s population, Northern Ontario comprises nearly 90 percent of the province’s geography. Northern Ontarians fought for and inspired the creation of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, which was developed to help realize the dream that all Northern Ontarians—no matter who they are, or where they live—have access to quality health care.

Contact Information

Yolanda Wanakamik
Director of Indigenous Affairs
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Tel: 807-766-7506
Email: ywanakamik@nosm.ca

Sam Senecal
Community Coordinator
Tel: 705-254-7826
Email: sam.senecal@nosm.ca

Sally Monague
Cultural Coordinator
Tel: 705-662-7113
Email: smonague@nosm.ca

Sarah Jacko
Unit Coordinator
Tel: 705-662-7251
Email: sjacko@nosm.ca

Catherine M. Jones
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 807-766-7487
Fax: 807-766-7336
Email: cmjones@nosm.ca 

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