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Exemption for Aboriginal Midwives

Aboriginal Midwives at Kenhtè:ke Midwives, “Kontinenhanónhnha Tsi Tkahà:nayen” practice under the “Exemption for Aboriginal Midwives” under the Midwifery Act, 1991 which states that


“An aboriginal person who provides traditional midwifery services may,

  1. use the title “aboriginal midwife”, a variation or abbreviation or an equivalent in another language; and

  2. hold himself or herself out as a person who is qualified to practice in Ontario as an aboriginal midwife.”

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