Community Partners

The FORGE AHEAD Team is comprised of 11 partnering First Nations communities from across 5 provinces, Healthcare Providers, Co-Investigators, Diabetes Canada, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) of Health Canada.

Partnering First Nations Communities

Wave 1 Community Partners

  • Maskwacis First Nation, Alberta

  • Tsuut’ina Nation, Alberta

  • Ebb and Flow First Nation, Manitoba

  • Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, Quebec

  • Waskaganish First Nation, Quebec

Wave 2 Community Partners

  • Cowichan Tribes, British Columbia

  • Seabird Island Band, British Columbia

  • Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Manitoba

  • Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation, Ontario

  • Saugeen First Nation, Ontario

  • Miawpukek First Nation, Newfoundland