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  • Cowichan Tribes and the Mustimuhw Health Data Management System | FirstMile
    be adapted to the Internet connectivity and technology conditions of remote and rural First Nations Users can either connect to a remote server over a broadband connection in real time or work from a local computer and upload data later on if connectivity is unavailable Mustimuhw also offers remote user group training sessions through videoconferencing and online training tools This allows health care providers to increase their knowledge while remaining in the community This saves time and allows them to focus on providing care to community members Mustimuhw is dedicated to meeting First Nations Principles of OCAP which stands for Ownership Control Access and Possession OCAP principles seek to ensure that ownership of member health data remains within the First Nation First Nations Health care providers have struggled to overcome challenges around ownership of health data The Mustimuhw cEMR system seeks to standardize health records management in a way that meets the needs of First Nations communities Through Mustimuhw First Nations hope to gain more control over how member health data is accessed transferred and used As the new evolving First Nations Health Authority advances its vision of establishing a province wide health network for First Nations health it is the hope of Mustimuhw users that this will further provide a strong foundation to ensure both the ownership of First Nations health data and the integration of the Mustimuhw cEMR with other aspects of health information management in BC eHealth Electronic Health Record Health Canada s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch FNIHB also works closely with Mustimuhw as part of its emerging eHealth strategy Mustimuhw operates on a not for profit basis and all revenues earned go towards the provision of core services such as readiness assessments deployment ongoing training and continual product enhancement Any additional revenues are contributed

    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/cowichan-tribes-and-the-mustimuhw-health-data-management-system/ (2016-04-30)
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  • First Mile Video: Seabird Island Connectivity Story | FirstMile
    access to low cost broadband services Prior to the launch of the Seabird Wi Fi network over one third of community members could not access the Internet that was available through Internet Service Providers ISPs The service that was available was unreliable and depended on very outdated equipment The Chief and Council knew that installing the Seabird Wi Fi network would not be an economically sustainable initiative However they deemed it to be an essential community service The network is now used for a number of community services It created opportunities for eHealth services within the community and it has also provided opportunities for online learning This video looks at the history of the Seabird Wi Fi It also provides various community perspectives on the value of the network First Mile Video Seabird Island Connectivity Story Building local capacity is an important part of the project Many community members have developed new skills through the process of building the network The Seabird Island College also provides training programs in information technology Find out more Read more about Seabird Wi Fi More about the Information Technology courses provided by Seabird College This entry was posted in British Columbia Community Stories Bookmark the permalink Post navigation First Mile Video Tyendinaga Community Services and ICT The Manitoba First Nations Technology Council MFNTC Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 May 2015 April

    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/first-mile-video-seabird-island-connectivity-story/ (2016-04-30)
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  • First Mile at Doig River | FirstMile
    was to collaborate with Mr Oker in the initial planning of a video about the Doig River First Nation s recent connection with high speed Internet and what this has meant for the band Editor s note The Internet connection at Doig River is not owned and managed by the community but rather by TELUS The Doig River community is using this TELUS supplied connection in many innovative ways Garry and Rob plan video Road near Fort St John We also had the opportunity to visit and talk with community members at the Doig River First Nation It was wonderful to spend time with Jack Askoty and to see video footage of Jack s incredible hunting and trapping skills We were lucky to visit with Billy Makadahay and see the work that he is doing with the First Voices language revitalization and archiving project and to talk to Doig River councilor Marlene Benson about the effects of high speed access for her band work and her craftwork Video planning Kate and Garry discuss video Interviewing Marlene and Jack Video editing Thank you to everyone we visited with last weekend for your hospitality and kindness I can t wait to see the finished video which will not only feature some of the amazing digital media work being produced by Doig River youth but will also show how Doig River media producers are using their cultural knowledge to shape communications technologies to meet their needs Editing video footage Find out more Read this post on Dr Hennessy s website This entry was posted in British Columbia Community Stories Bookmark the permalink Post navigation First Mile Videos Saugeen Fort Severn First Nation s Broadband Leadership Gains Recognition Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern

    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/first-mile-at-doig-river/ (2016-04-30)
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  • New Beat Nation Video on YouTube – street art in Vancouver | FirstMile
    and Larissa Healey aka gurl23 on the Beat Nation TV site This mural is at the Granville St Bridge in Vancouver painted in June 2011 Click here to read more about Beat Nation Find out more http meeting knet ca mp19 mod data view php d 31 rid 883 http www youtube com user beatnationlive p a u 0 0kNiGQgc6ek This entry was posted in British Columbia Community Stories Bookmark the permalink Post navigation Project 60 First Nation Native Youth Use Social Media to Claim Their Vote ELDER reboot in Deer Lake Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 December 2013 October 2013 July 2013 June 2013 March 2013 February 2013 December 2012

    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/new-beat-nation-video-on-youtube-street-art-in-vancouver/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Ktunaxa Nation Network | FirstMile
    created by the member communities in the Ktunaxa Nation which worked to overcome enormous challenges and build local capacity during the development process There was no business case for private sector companies to build infrastructure to the involved communities and so the Network was developed and built by the Nation in a demonstration of a community based First Mile driven process The Network now reaches from the U S border in southern B C to Golden Creston and Fernie It includes 23 communication towers and fibre to the home in two communities According to Heather Henley the network was originally envisioned as a means to disseminate the Ktunaxa language Henley 2010 p 5 Thus the website lists as one of its current initiatives a Development of the Nation Language Implementation Planning Model and lists the development of a Fibre Optics Nation Intranet as one of its primary goals for implementing the model A fibre optic network will allow the Nation to access all of the digitized language products and hold live or pre recorded language classes via the computer The Nation has developed among other resources local on line language courses a digital grammar book and an expanded digital dictionary Click to visit FirstVoices ca While revitalizing the language through education is one of the primary focuses of the Network this revitalization program is only one pillar in a five pillar approach to creating a self sufficient self governing First Nation The other three pillars include Land and Resource Management Economic Investment and The Social Sector In the Social Sector for example the Ktunaxa Nation Network provides telehealth services It also utilizes the First Nation Inuit Health Information System The Social Sector pillar page also includes links to Finding Your Roots which provides support for young Ktunaxa parents by among

    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/ktunaxa-nation-network/ (2016-04-30)
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  • British Columbia | FirstMile | Page 2
    Tuesday 4 October 2011 11 23 PM Beat Nation and grunt gallery Hip Hop as Indigenous Culture based in Vancouver B C is a virtual community featuring young Aboriginal artists from across Canada the United States and South America with one First Nations artist Ron Harris Ostwelve connecting his work with Indigenous Posted in British Columbia Community Stories Posts navigation Newer posts Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 December 2013 October 2013 July 2013 June 2013 March 2013 February 2013 December 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 March 2009 Categories Alberta

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  • Community Hubs and First Nations in B.C. | FirstMile
    to provide their services to First Nations on and off reserve but often they find it difficult to engage with First Nations and to develop solutions for service delivery that will work for communities The hubs provide a forum for health authority personnel to meet with a group of linked communities to look at ways of better serving those communities This might include arranging outpatient clinics providing mobile screening services working to address public health and environmental health concerns The hub members are also in touch with community members who use health authority services and often receive a high level of feedback from patients Hub members can provide feedback to the health authority on issues that their communities are facing when entering hospitals and being treated there These are problems which health authorities should remedy with the support and guidance of the hub Sharing Knowledge and Expertise within the hub membership there will be a wide range of skills and experience among the member s workforces from management through to health service expertise Some member communities may be advanced in their Community Health and Wellness Planning while others may be finding it difficult so there is opportunity to learn from one another and to help each other Some communities may have made an arrangement with a service provider to bring them services such as physicians or specialists that other members can learn from and possibly adapt for their own situation Some hubs have started their own newsletters and websites to make information sharing more accessible for the wider community First Nations Traditional Food Fact Sheets describe traditional foods in BC and provides nutritional information about them Best Practices of Traditional Models of Wellness Scan helps communities support Traditional and Alternative medicine in local health programs The Active Spirit Active History book features stories from people who have triumphed mentored or led in traditional and non traditional sports recreation fitness or physical activity Sharing Innovations Many hub members have developed new ways of doing things that they have trialed and tested in their various communities Some communities have implemented best practices and formed relationships with other stakeholders to successfully implement their service innovations such as the BC Cancer Agency or the BC Diabetes Association Some communities have developed new resources and informational material for the families schools and Band Councils in their communities Hubs provide a mechanism for communities to share these innovations Providing Peer Support Many communities are isolated and as a result the health center workforce is often isolated Health professionals Managers and health workers often do not have opportunity to speak with their peers from other health centers to share issues challenges and innovations and to give and receive support to each other Ramona Johnson from K omoks First Nation on Vancouver Island From the FNHC produced book Active Spirit Active History Improving Access to Services Collaboration and joint planning create efficiencies and will provide better health services for BC First Nations people For example where it may

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  • Keewaytinook Internet High School | FirstMile
    their artwork Click here to see more In a KiHS classroom a trained teacher mentor helps guide students through their courses which are delivered using computers and broadband connectivity Like other schools throughout Ontario students can take 8 courses a year The KiHS year is divided into 4 semesters with students taking 2 courses in each semester KIHS offers a mix of Academic courses which lead to university preparation applied and locally developed courses Watch a video that introduces KiHS VIDEO TO BE EMBEDDED Watch a video of KiHS in Fort Severn Oct 2010 VIDEO TO BE EMBEDDED Click here to see Balmertown on Google Maps This entry was posted in Community Stories E Learning Ontario Bookmark the permalink Post navigation Ktunaxa Nation Network Kanhiote Tyendinaga Public Library Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015

    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/kihs/ (2016-04-30)
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