The First Nations Garden, located within the Montreal Botanical Gardens, is the only one of its kind in North America. Home to landscapes integral to Quebec's hunting and trapping cultures of the north and to its more agricultural socieites in the south, the garden plays a unique role in education, research, and relationship building.
The NCCAH has joined forces with the University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus) to publish a unique edition of LAKE: A Journal of Arts and Environment in 2012..
The well-being of Aboriginal communities is closely linked to connection with the land. This NCCAH review identifies common ground between ecohealth and holistic approaches to Aboriginal health that connects people, place and well-being. 
Maori peoples from New Zealand and Aboriginal participants from Canada gather at the Squamish longhouse on traditional Salish territory in Vancouver, BC for an NCCAH-hosted "Healthy Land, Healthy People" meeting.

View our feature slideshow: "We did it! An H1N1 Community Success Story" about the experience of the Mushuau Innu of Natuashish in northern Labrador. When it comes to H1N1 pandemic planning, communities like Natuashish show the value of community engagement, partnership, communication and leadership - while also drawing attention to underlying conditions of poverty, chronic disease, or overcrowding that leave populations vulnerable to such epidemics.

Visit NCCPH to find out more about the Collaborating Centres program and read the latest NCC E-Bulletin



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