Danielle Bourque Bearskin

ᑕᐣᓯ  ᓂᐊᐧᐦᑯᒪᑲᓇᐠ  ᐁᑲᐧ  ᓂᑐᑌᒼᑎᐠ  ᑭᑕᑕᒥᐢᑳᑎᓇᐚᐤ  ᑳᑮᔭᐤ ᐋᐧᐱᐢᑭᑭᐦᐁᐤ ᐃᐢᑫᐧᐤ ᓂᑎᓰᑲᓲᐣ  ᐁᑲᐧ ᒪᐢᑭᐦᑮᐃᐧᐢᑫᐧᐤ ᐆᒪ ᓂᔭ ᐊᒥᐢᑯᓵᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ᐅᒌ  ᓃᔭ ᐊᐧᐊᐧᐢᑫᓯᐃᐧᓴᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ᒣᒁᐨ ᓂᐑᑭᐣ

tansi niwahkomakanak e-kwa nitotemtik kitatamiskâtinwâw kâkîyaw wâpiskikihew iskwew nitisîkasîn e-kwa maskihkîwiskwêw ōma niya amiskosâkahikanin ochî nîya wawaskesiwisakahikan mekwâch niwîkin.

Greetings relatives and friends, I greet you all wholeheartedly. My english name is Danielle Bourque-Bearskin and I am a nurse where I am originally from Beaver Lake Cree Nation (ᐊᒥᐢᑯᓵᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ amiskosâkahikanin) in Treaty Six Territory. I currently live in the traditional area of (ᐊᐧᐊᐧᐢᑫᓯᐃᐧᓴᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ wawaskesiwisakahikan) known as Elk Lake.


Danielle Bourque Bearskin, RN, BScN, MScN is a member of Beaver Lake Cree Nation and past CNF award-recipient. Boasting over a decade of registered nursing expertise spanning acute and public health care settings, Danielle has demonstrated leadership and passion to advancing Indigenous health across the continuum of care. Including managing First Nation health programs, providing crisis and recovery support, and ensuring the health and wellness of Beaver Lake Cree Nation community members as Nurse Manager. Blending her cultural, academic, and nursing backgrounds, Danielle continues to invest in approaches that are responsive to the community needs and health policy that is built upon the self-determination of Indigenous communities.

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