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Alma MacDougall

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Alma MacDougall, B.Sc.N., R.N.

Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI Residential School Program; Cultural Support Worker

Alma MacDougall is an Aboriginal Nurse from the Abegweit First Nation community, who has experience in the Aboriginal health and community health nursing within a First Nations Community. Alma graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2001.

Alma has experience working with Elders and also continues to work in Long Term Care. Alma has worked at the local and national levels for Aboriginal and government organizations on various health issues.  She has presented to a number of health forums including the Romanow Commission on Health and National Truth and Reconciliation Commission, June 2010. Alma has represented PEI as a former Board Member of the Aboriginal Nurse’s Association of Canada.

Alma is also known for her work in promoting Mi’kmaq culture and health issues in Prince Edward Island. Alma is passionate about Aboriginal Health issues and her main goal of training as a nurse was to help improve the health of the Mi’kmaq people of Prince Edward Island.