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Honouring Dr. Sylvia Maracle at the Ontario Midwifery Conference, May 28, 2024

The AOM is honoured to celebrate the extraordinary contributions of Dr. Sylvia Maracle (Skonaganleh:ra), Wolf Clan, from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, whose pivotal role in the advancement of Indigenous midwifery in Ontario will be recognized at the Ontario Midwifery Conference (OMC) on May 28, 2024…

Honouring midwives and upholding human rights this IDM

May 5 marks the International Day of the Midwife. In recognition of this day, the AOM would like to honour and acknowledge all midwives who uphold the rights and dignity of birthing people and newborns, especially those midwives living and working in crisis situations in areas such as Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Palestine, Yemen and Haiti.

AOM Indigenous Midwifery team attends inaugural First Nations Community Wellness Conference 2024

The AOM Indigenous Midwifery (IM) delegation had the honour of attending the inaugural First Nations Community Wellness Conference (FNCWC) in Toronto from March 19-21, 2024. The event, organized by the Chiefs of Ontario, served as a forum for over 750 participants with the united goal of improving community wellness among Ontario First Nations. The conference was a collaboration across sectors, including Ontario First Nations Leadership, First Nations community workers and government representatives from across Ontario.

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