‘If there are communities that have unmet needs and we can bring them, then Iskwew Air is doing what it’s meant to do.’
The COVID-19 Pandemic
On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic.
APTN News is reporting from across the country on the viral outbreak and how it is impacting Indigenous communities.
COVID-19 Cases | Indigenous Communities
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How to stop the spread
COVID-19 is now a high risk for Canadians from coast to coast to coast.
Elders and people with compromised immune systems are most at risk. Some people who contract the virus may notice nothing more than the symptoms of a cold or flu.
There are ways to protect yourself and others from contracting the virus.
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“Not only the worry about the virus but also because of all the changes and how everything is so different.”
The museums are inviting anyone who wish to submit letters for these exhibits.
‘We hope the Indigenous women and girls of Canada have not been abandoned.’