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  • Location | FirstMile | Page 3
    main village were only Posted in Community Stories Ontario K atlodeeche First Nation s Fibre Network Posted on October 22 2012 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones K atlodeeche First Nation Northwest Territories Monday 22 October 2012 04 21 PM On October 11 2012 Lyle Fabian from K atl odeeche First Nation KFN gave a presentation about his community s plans for a locally owned and operated fibre optic network The forum was the Pathways to Prosperity Conference held from Oct 10 12 2012 in Yellowknife The Posted in Community Stories Territories First Nations Digital Jam Posted on October 3 2012 July 28 2015 by Jessi Jones Alert Bay British Columbia British Columbia Wednesday 3 October 2012 11 50 AM Early in 2012 Sue Hanley former coordinator of the First Nations Technology Council of British Columbia attended a student showcase at the Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver This event inspired her to develop a project to bring together Masters of Digital Posted in British Columbia Community Stories Cowichan Tribes and the Mustimuhw Health Data Management System Posted on October 3 2012 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones Cowichan Tribes British Columbia Wednesday 3 October 2012 11 25 AM Mustimuhw pronounced Moose tee mook is a Coast Salish word meaning all of the people It is also the name of a community electronic medical record cEMR management system developed byCowichan Tribes on Vancouver Island It is currently used by First Nations across B C Saskatchewan and Posted in British Columbia Community Stories The Manitoba First Nations Technology Council MFNTC Posted on September 21 2012 July 28 2015 by Jessi Jones Manitoba Manitoba Friday 21 September 2012 05 33 PM The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs AMC recently established the Manitoba First Nations Technology Council MFNTC This new organization consolidates broadband advocacy work to enhance the voice of Manitoba s First Nations with regards to technology development in the province It was formed with the support of two Posted in Community Stories Manitoba Saskatchewan First Mile Video Seabird Island Connectivity Story Posted on September 21 2012 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones Agassiz British Columbia Friday 21 September 2012 06 59 PM In 2007 the Seabird Island Band launched a wireless broadband network to provide services to their community members Seabird Wi fi is fully owned and operated by the band and receives no external funding It connects local services such as health and education It also provides Posted in British Columbia Community Stories First Mile Video Tyendinaga Community Services and ICT Posted on September 10 2012 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones Tyendinaga Ontario Monday 10 September 2012 03 03 PM High speed broadband is essential to the daily operation of many public services within a community This video showcases some of the struggles two very different community services face when limited connectivity services are available In this video Kathleen Manderville Principal of Quinte Mohawk School QMS discusses Posted in Community Stories Ontario KOTM Facilitates Chiefs Forum on H1N1 Through Videoconferencing

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    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

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  • Acknowledgements | FirstMile
    Social and Cultural Institute Tsiigehtchic Northwest Territories Heather Coulson Project Development Coordinator Keewatinook Okimakanak Telemedicine Sioux Lookout Ontario Joan Harris Warren First Nations Information and Communication Technologies Project Manager Manitoba Kerri Gibson University of New Brunswick Fredericton New Brunswick Kevin Burton Director Atlantic Canada First Nations Helpdesk Nova Scotia Mark Matthew Acting Health Planning Engagement Manager First Nations Health Council West Vancouver British Columbia Martin Saccher Chief Executive Officer Sunchild E Learning Centre Sunchild Alberta Nick Daigneault IT Training Manager Keewatin Academy of Information Technology La Ronge Saskatchewan Norman Cohn Co Founder Isuma Television Igloolik Nunavut and Montreal Quebec Stanley L Louttit Neh Naak Ko Independent Mushkegowuk writer researcher Moose Cree First Nation Moose Factory Ontario Tim Whiteduck Technology Coordinator First Nations Education Council Wendake Quebec 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

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  • Keewaytinook Okimakanak Telemedicine : Supporting Community Wellness | FirstMile
    wellness and community engagement Fort Severn the most northern community in Ontario and one of the KO communities has been actively involved in KOTM from the very beginning KOTM works with communities KOTM listens to what the communities want and need for services One way in which to help the communities decide is to offer a wide range of mental health education sessions to keep them informed Individuals are directly involved in community engagement and presentations are made to the Elders at the monthly Elders meetings KO Telemedicine s objective is to improve the health for all First Nations communities through a sustainable First Nations telemedicine program that is holistic community driven and culturally appropriate Through KOTM s alliance with other technical programs such as K Net KO s network servicing all of the northern communities in the Sioux Lookout Zone area and Ontario Telehealth Network they can offer these collaborative resources to service providers anywhere K Net s Cal Kenny produced a 17 minute documentary about the development of KO Telehealth To see a comprehensive 2005 report on the development and structure of KO Telehealth see the KO Telehealth Operations Management website or click on the picture below Click on the videos below to see them on K Net s video portal site The Communities the People Community Telehealth Coordinators Technology Clinicians To learn more about the services offered by KOTM and how KOTM works with communities to promote wellness visit telemedicine knet ca Click here to find Balmertown on Google Maps This entry was posted in Community Stories Ontario Bookmark the permalink Post navigation FNEC s New Meeting Software Raising the Children Program in Memory of Lorraine Kenny 1955 2010 Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote

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  • Keewaytinook Centre for Excellence | FirstMile
    large geographic area in Northwestern Ontario to be served the training programs need to be designed in such a way that they are easily accessible to the client base Eagle Lake First Nation Grassy Narrows First Nation Seine River First Nation Click here to see more First Nations operated Water Towers The first principle has been achieved by employing professional curriculum developers and trainers and by having all training materials reviewed and approved by representatives of the Ministry of the Environment in Ontario The second principle is easily achieved by virtue of the fact that Keewaytinook Okimakanak is an incorporated Not for Profit organization The third principle is being achieved as follows To be fully accessible to its clients the Keewaytinook Centre employs a variety of strategies All training programs are designed to be comprehensive but of short duration This takes into account the long distances our clients must travel to access the service and limits the amount of time that they are away from home The Keewaytinook Centre employs professional training staff who travel directly to some communities to deliver our training programs Internet based training programs designed by the Keewaytinook Centre of Excellence staff allow Operational Personnel to participate in Ministry of the Environment approved training programs from their workplace or home computers Current training programs available on line include Water Sources and Characteristics Safety in the Workplace Workplace Hazardous Material Information System Transportation of Dangerous Goods Lock Out Tag Out Connectivity is being employed to allow Operators located in remote locations access to the full calendar of training opportunities at the Keewaytinook Centre of Excellence Utilizing the broadband system installed and operated by its sister organization KNET operators have the option to participate in real time via video conference The full capability of this technology is yet to be harnessed and the Keewaytinook Centre of Excellence plans further pilots to refine the methodology for delivering training programs in this manner Inside a KCE classroom Connectivity can also be employed to provide operational support for water and wastewater facilities in remote areas Using a combination of web based and video conferencing technology supported by qualified Water Operations Personnel it is now possible to monitor remote Water Treatment Facilities in real time from a central location Problems in facilities can be diagnosed and in some cases mitigated without the need for a costly trip to the site to assess the situation Operators in remote locations can often be talked through problems in a timely manner before the situation becomes critical Lower costs more confident operational personnel and a sustainable safe potable water supply are the net result of using broadband enabled public and community services to their full potential Kasabonika First Nation s Water Treatment Plant Pikangikum First Nation s Water Treatment Plant Click here to see more First Nations operated Water Treatment Plants First Nation leadership has many challenges to overcome with regard to the long term sustainability of the public infrastructure in their communities Fortunately they also

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  • Keewaytinook Mobile | FirstMile
    Fort Severn First Nation Fort Severn is a remote fly in Cree community on Hudson Bay with a long history of community led communications and technology development In November 2009 Fort Severn and its tribal council Keewaytinook Okimakanak established Keewaytinook Mobile KM service in the community The paper argues that KM as a community owned and managed GSM cellular and data service is an example of self determination applied to telecommunications It is also the result of a number of strategic partnerships that came together to address local needs and priorities The paper includes a review of the history of Keewaytinook Mobile and its implementation in Fort Severn First Nation and a study of how and why community members are using or not using the service Click here to download this paper Here are two videos about the KM Cellular Development process KM Cellular Development VIDEO TO BE EMBEDDED Cellular Development Business Plan VIDEO TO BE EMBEDDED Rates KM offers a Pay As You Go mobile phone service no monthly bills contracts or other fees for services like Voicemail Text Messaging and Call Display Instead users purchase rate cards at 10 20 or 50 Users purchase a KM SIM card for use in an unlocked GSM phone They are charged 5 airtime minute for local calls within the KM network 10 minute 5 airtime minute for long distance calls within the network Outside the KM network calls cost 20 airtime minute within the DMTS extended network long distance is an addition 20 per minute Text messages cost 5 per message or 2 50 per month for unlimited messages Voicemail costs 2 50 per month For more information visit the KM Rates website Click here to find Sioux Lookout on Google Maps This entry was posted in Community Stories Ontario Bookmark

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  • Community Stories | FirstMile | Page 3
    in British Columbia Community Stories All the Voices Posted on February 15 2013 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones Newfoundland and Labrador Friday 15 February 2013 04 32 PM By Rebecka Berntsson and Melis Kip based on an interview with Fred Campbell The project All the Voices has been carried out by Ryakuga Grassroots Communications in Newfoundland and Labrador for over two decades Although Ryakuga is not a First Nations organization staff work closely with Posted in Atlantic Community Stories North Spirit Lake e Community Posted on December 11 2012 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones North Spirit Lake Ontario Tuesday 11 December 2012 02 19 PM First Nation leaders through the Assembly of First Nations have adopted the e Community framework based on the desire to own control and manage their local infrastructure and services North Spirit Lake is one of the communities that have adopted this e Community model This video Posted in Community Stories Ontario Slate Falls First Nation From Satellite to Fibre for e Community Connectivity Posted on December 11 2012 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones Slate Falls First Nation Ontario Tuesday 11 December 2012 02 36 PM Slate Falls First Nation is one of the 26 communities involved with the Northwestern Ontario Broadband Expansion Initiative to construct a Bell Aliant fibre network Slate Falls recently switched from a satellite connection to a new fibre optic connection This new network offers Posted in Community Stories Ontario Saint Elizabeth First Nations Inuit and Metis Program YourSide Colleague Posted on December 8 2012 July 28 2015 by Jessi Jones Canada Saturday 8 December 2012 08 01 PM YourSide Colleague is a knowledge sharing platform provided by the First Nations Inuit and Metis FNIM program at Saint Elizabeth to health care providers working in FNIM communities across Canada The program provides access to 11 internet based professional development courses at no cost to providers working for or with Posted in Community Stories Saugeen Driftwood The Saugeen First Nation Fibre optic Network Posted on December 8 2012 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones Saugeen First Nation Ontario Saturday 8 December 2012 08 48 PM Saugeen First Nation is the proud owner and operator of a high speed fibre optic network Prior to the installation of the new network Saugeen was only able to access low speed DSL with a connection speed of 1mb s and many homes outside the main village were only Posted in Community Stories Ontario K atlodeeche First Nation s Fibre Network Posted on October 22 2012 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones K atlodeeche First Nation Northwest Territories Monday 22 October 2012 04 21 PM On October 11 2012 Lyle Fabian from K atl odeeche First Nation KFN gave a presentation about his community s plans for a locally owned and operated fibre optic network The forum was the Pathways to Prosperity Conference held from Oct 10 12 2012 in Yellowknife The Posted in Community Stories Territories First Nations Digital Jam Posted on October 3

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