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Video: mite achimowin - Heart Talk by Christina Baker and Mabel Horton

September 2017

Episode 1 - "E THEE NEW ISKWEW OTE – Cree Women’s Heart" by Christina Baker and Mabel Horton

Christina Baker and Mabel Horton both live in Winnipeg. Christina is Cree from Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation) which is 900 kilometers north of Winnipeg. She and her family members have heart health issues. Mabel is Christina’s niece. She is Cree and a member of Nisichawayasihk First Nation (Nelson House) located 850 kilometers north of Winnipeg. She cares for family members with heart health issues. Their collaborative video features images from their family camp. They describe the importance of traditional foods, physical activity, and ways of being healthy. Christina and Mabel narrate their story in their first language – Cree – to talk of the importance today of eating well and keeping active.

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