Chisasibi Mental Wellness
Inshiyuu Miyuupimatisiuun is a non-for profit, grassroots organization created in 2017. Since 2014 they have been operating under the name of Chisasibi Mental Wellness Team and in 2018 they became an independent organization following a funding transfer with Indigenous Services (Health Canada).
Strategic Planning & Operational Management
Non-profit strategic planning and operational management services, including government relations, funding agreement negotiation and contributions management. Secured multi-year funding and co-developed a Mental Wellness Team (Health Canada/Indigenous Services Canada 2013-present), secured federal funding for various projects including language retention, community kitchen and pre and post natal services, climate change and intergenerational knowledge transmission.
Research & Development
Research and development support for culture-based mental wellness service delivery model, including development of program manual and internal processes, program and service development, and quality assurance and reporting mechanisms. Researched, developed and produced a suite of materials for land-based healing program in the context of a project collaboration between Chisasibi Miyupimaatisiun (
Capacity Building, Advocacy and Knowledge Mobilization
Provided overall capacity building, advocacy and knowledge mobilization, including strengthening collaborations
From registering the organization as a non-profit incorporation to developing corporate by-laws, we have established the organizational structure and continue to provide support the organization in their mission to make a positive impact in their community and beyond.
Follow a group of youth on their journey to healing and learn about Cree ways of living a good life. Shot in Eeyou Istchee, James Bay, northern Quebec.
Produced in collaboration with: Chisasibi Miyupimaatisiiun Commitee and the Nishiyuu Department (Cree Board of Health and Social Services James Bay).
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