Kanesatake partnership promotes mental health, Kanien’ke?ha
Kanesatake partnership promotes mental health, Kanien’ke?ha

By Simona Rosenfield  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter There’s change afoot at the Kanesatake Health Center (KHC). With the rollout of their new mandate to promote mental health services within the community, KHC is starting this work with their own staff. “Investing in reclaiming our identity and revitalizing what has been so brutally attacked by colonization – our language, our culture – I think that it’s a great path towards community well-being,” said Teiawenhniserahte Jeremy Tomlinson, executive director at the KHC. “Part of doing that is, as an employer, promoting the learning and use of Kanien’keha in the workplace.” He is talking about KHC’s recent partnership with the Tsi Ronterihwanonhnha ne Kanien’keha Language and Culture Center, where KHC employees who wish to enrol in the language-immersion program will be supported in

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