Traditional Healing

Jackie (Tekaiatakwas) Labonté

Cultural Support Worker Jackie (Tekaiatakwas), is Turtle Clan of the Mohawk Nation, born and raised on Six Nations of Grand River Territory. Her family moved to the Niagara region when she was young, and where she currently resides. She has three beautiful daughters and “Dodah” (GrandMother) to 12 young Spirits, ranging from 5 months to…

Jane Burning

Traditional Healer

Jane Burning is a Holistic Consultant and a Certified Social Service Worker. She is certified in Reality/Choice Theory, Psycho Dramatic Body Work, Masters of Energy, and Reiki Master.

After twelve years in the field of Child Welfare and Family Violence, she began her private practice with Universal Energy Training and Learning Center. She offered holistic counselling incorporating energy work, and co-facilitated weekend retreats.

Today, she continues to work independently as a holistic consultant creating and facilitating workshops which are developed through spiritual guidance.

Jane is a traditional Haudenosaunee Faith Keeper, and comes from a strong lineage of Seneca women. She was born into a family of traditional healers and seers. She carries a strong bundle that is grounded in Ancestral and Western knowledge.

She has an unique ability to see beyond the disruption within people and/or agencies and create a workshop that uplifts all.

In 2014, Jane received the Strives Award, an award created to honor individuals who strive to promote wellness and resiliency within their community.

Janet Hill

Traditional Healing Program Manager

Janet is Onondaga from Six Nations. She has been working with the Aboriginal Health Centre since 2000 and is the Manager of Traditional Healing Programs & Services. She also facilitates Grief Recovery and Attitudinal Healing Circles. Her belief is that we are all born with inherent knowledge to heal ourselves and can access that knowledge when we listen to the voice of spirit rather than our intellect. Janet is also a mom, grandmother, aunty, sister and friend.

Jeanne Hebert

Niagara Patient Navigator

Jeanne Hebert is a proud Anishinabekwe, from Garden River First Nation. And she enjoys serving individuals, families and community as Aboriginal Patient Navigator Niagara Region of the De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre in the Niagara Region. She is dedicated to the preservation of Indigenous language, culture and heritage. As Aboriginal Social Work…