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From Incarceration to Land-Based Learning: Kijibashik, KEEP2 & Akiikaa

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Kijibashik (Turn It Around) and KEEP2 are two projects in collaboration with Indigenous organizations to hear the stories of previously incarcerated Indigenous moms, men, women and Two-Spirit peoples. Dr. Mashford-Pringle will discuss the projects and the current issues facing Indigenous peoples and incarceration. Akiikaa: It is the Land is the premise for the Master of Public Health in Indigenous Health pedagogical approach. Land-based learning is extremely important for the MPH-IH and can assist with healing for previously incarcerated Indigenous peoples. She will discuss how returning to Indigenous ways of knowing and being are important to healing and reconciliation.