2020

World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference

Come join us in the Heart of Turtle Island in Treaty 1 Territory!

The Conference.

The First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba (FNHSSM) is honoured to host the World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference from August 25-27, 2020 in the heart of Turtle Island- Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in Treaty 1 territory.

At least 500 people from Aotearoa- New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii and the Americas are expected to attend the conference.

Winnipeg is:

  • The centre of North America;
  • Home to the largest Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, Metis) population in an urban setting
    in Canada; and
  • Easily accessible through different travel routes.

The First Nations Health and Social Secretariat would like to acknowledge our Lead Sponsors:

The theme is “Strength in our Communities” and will focus on:

  • Protective factors through building identity, resilience and culture;
  • Ways of preventing suicide reducing risks; and
  • Showcasing wise practices on the spectrum forum of prevention and intervention encompassed by culture and Indigenous knowledge.

Call for Stories & Knowledge.

World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference
August 25-27, 2020
@ RBC Convention Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The conference theme is:

Strength in our Communities