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    What is the Compassionate Culture Mentorship Mentees, Mentorship Circle and Mentorships Network?

    Our Compassionate Culture Mentorship Circle and Compassionate Culture Mentorship Network are  engaging, non-violent, non-judgmental and trauma-sensitive and are specifically designed to connect and support the healing of Indigenous people across Canada.

    What is the Envision Team? Who is all included on it? What does the process look like? 

    We refer to our Host community representatives and personnel which may include Elders Knowledge Keepers, Leadership, and  Health Worker as the Envisioning Team.

    After our first consultation and a signed WBW Service Agreement has been made with the Envisioning Team, we send a follow up email which include a private codes and links to where they can  watch the construction of their  presentation and note changes and request an changes.

    We also arrange a consultation with the Elder who then also has a a whole session to provide any suggestions to improve our presentation. 

    Who created Envisioning A Compassionate Culture Tools & Skills?

    WBW’s: Compassionate Culture Tools & Skills Series  created out of prayer, heart, mind and spirt of (Shawna) Pimohse Oochoo, who is mother and grandmother, but also an Indian Residential School, Indian Day School, and Foster Care Survivor from George Gordon First Nation. 

    Pimohse Oochoo professionally supported people within her community for 15 years in various frontline, management, and leadership roles before deciding to walk her academic Mental Health & Wellness journey.

    What is “Envisioning A Compassionate Culture Tools & Skills”?

    WBW Mental Health & Wellness Presentations:

    • Embracing A Compassionate Culture Personal Tools & Skills
    • Enhancing A Compassionate Culture Family Tools & Skills

    WBW Mental Health & Wellness Workshops: 

    • Elevating A Compassionate Culture Community Tools & Skills

    WBW Professional Training Workshops (Coming September 1/22)

    • Essential A Compassionate Culture (Re)Vitalizing Tools & Skills 
    • Encouraging A Compassionate Culture Frontline Culture Tools & Skills 
    • Enriching A Compassionate Culture Management Culture Tools & Skills 
    • Empowering A Compassionate Culture Leadership Culture Tools & Skills

    WBW Professional Virtual Network (Summer 2023):

    • Envisioned Compassionate Culture Network

    Why was Envisioning A Compassionate Culture Tools & Skills created?

    Early in Pimohse’s healing journey, she had committed herself to supporting children, youth, adults and seniors in her community living in the similar environments that she had survived. It gave her great healing and comfort knowing that none of the people that she was one person that they never had to worry about hurting or harming them. 

    Today she is dedicated to sharing her professional support experiences and the knowledge that she had gained with her community to honour her experiences but also all the relationship of those that she had supported, but also the many Indigenous children and families who have been affected by these systems; but also, to support communities and agencies that are diligently striving to bring all of our children home.

    Why was Walking Bear Woman Counselling & Consulting Services created?

    Walking Bear Woman Counselling & Consulting Service was created to to safe-guard our knowledge and experiences that we share through our creations, designs & services, but also to ensure that everything envisioned and created remain authentically told and completely Indigenous-owned. 

    It is important that all services provided within WBW’s: Compassionate Culture Tools & Skills Series remain shared, told, and taught from an Indigenous perspective by those who have experienced and survived the system. They recognize that are still in healing; yet still courageously choose compassion for themselves and others.  

    WBW Counselling & Consulting  Services, and all services that we deliver & design are created to strengthen and support Indigenous Mental Health & Wellness. In addition we were also created to wrap-around communities and agencies to strengthen intergenerational healing wellness as they strive to bring our children home.

    What is United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People?

    • In 2007, it was passed and adopted by United Nation Senate and became an  internationally recognized which outlines 46 Articles which outline the minimum standard for survival, dignity and well-being rights of the Indigenous peoples of the world.[1]
    • The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (also known as UNDRIP) is about the respect and recognition of the [inherent] rights of Indigenous peoples [2]
    • The UNDRIP protects collective rights that may not be addressed in other human rights charters that emphasize individual rights, and it also safeguards the individual rights of Indigenous people.[3] 

    Where can I find more information about United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP)?

    You can find more information on UNDRIP by clicking the links below: 

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