Herman Green  BEd., MEd

Councilor and Land/Office Manager

Land Manager of Buffalo Point First Nation; Jan 2008 to present as Councillor for the First Nation, Director for the Buffalo Point Development Corporation, Administrator of both Council/Board programs and activities. Employed with Southeast Resource Development Council; 1985 as First Nation Government Development Advisor, worked with nine First Nations. Appointed to Manitoba’s Council on Post-Secondary Education for approximately four years (COPSE).

Created an Edlers program, negotiated with School Division, College and University, to share costs so that all aboriginal pupils/students can access education services. Brandon School Division 1994/5 and 1995/6 as Consultant on Aboriginal Education. Secured, negotiated and purchased a post secondary campus (Nazareen College) to create a Southeast Tribal High School with residence capacity in Winnipeg. Around 2001. Administered all tribal Education programs, school division, secondary education services, post secondary sponsorship of students and adult education. Employed by the Southeast Resource Development Council in 1980, as Director of Education to assist 9 member First Nations of their education programs and Created a Southeast Tribal Division for Schools in 1981, with policy school policy, board and education philosophical developments with communities.

Currently a Councillor for the Buffalo Point First Nation. Buffalo Point is an endemic area for Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections as is most of Canada now. Herman has witnessed the effect lack of proper diagnostics and access to appropriate treatment has had on people in his community.

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Tick removal kits

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Prevention tips

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Regular tick checks are a way to check your body for crawling or embedded ticks. Check everywhere including these hotspots.
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Tick removal

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If you’ve discovered an embedded tick on yourself or someone else there are a few important things to remember.
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Lyme basics

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Although it is most commonly associated with a tick bite, many people who have Lyme disease do not recall seeing or feeling a tick bite.
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By taking the right precautions and spreading the word, you can effectively protect yourself, and your family, from Lyme.