The Anishinabe Approach to Recovery from the Opioid Crisis

Speaker(s) Featured: Tim Ominika


Tim Ominika discusses the impact of the opioid crisis on the Wiikwemkoong territory and how the Northwood Recovery Treatment Clinic works to address it. Since 2014, the Naadwe Miikaan clinic has assisted families and individuals struggling with opioid abuse by providing access to traditional and mainstream treatments, reducing stigma and collaborating with a range of organizations. The programming is community-centred, and encompasses traditional teachings, medical screenings and popular deer hunts.


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