First Nations

Expectations of Care


Linda Poitras is from Peepeekisis First Nation in Saskatchewan. She has been a caregiver to two of her sisters - one who is living with cancer and one who died of cancer.

Ask, listen and respect

Linda shares her belief that health care providers should be open to traditional approaches to care. (01:01)

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