Wilderness First Aid

Left to right:
1st row: Albertine Eyakfwo, Sean Richardson, Mary Adele Mackenzie and Devon Allooloo.
2nd row: Jessica Hum, Nora Wedzin, Marjorie Matheson-Maund, Isaac, Joline Huskey, Georgina Chocolate, Cathy Allooloo, Marilyn Martin, Petter Jacobsen, Phoebe Rabesca and Michael Birlea.
 
The Department of Culture & Lands Protection organized a three day Wilderness First Aid training at Stagg River. NARWAL trained staff to manage medical emergency scenarios in the wilderness and to administer first aid, basic survival skills, extended care and evacuations.  This course included emergency prevention, assessment and treatment of environmental, trauma and medical issues that occur in a wilderness setting. The training mixed in classroom lectures with hands on problem solving exercises; it with as a great learning opportunity for our Department, the weather was great and everyone had a lot of fun practicing indoor/outdoor survival skills.

“I really enjoyed all the hands-on training, it was an amazing experience.  This course really made me aware of my environment and my abilities.  The location site really enables you to be in the wild, yet close to the community. In the photo above was my first attempt in starting a fire without a lighter or matches, I have used a knife and a flint,  a fantastic course that teaches life-long skills” –Joline Huskey, Lands Administrative Officer

For more information contact:
Joline Huskey
Department of Culture and Lands Protection
Tłı̨chǫ Ndek'àowo / Tłı̨chǫ Government
Phone:  867-392-6381 Ext 1358

 
 

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