Keepers of the Water: Protecting Water in the Arctic Basin and the current threats to water

Online/Virtual Event

Decades of bitumen extraction has created trillions of litres of toxic tailings stored in tailings ponds in northern Alberta. Canada has proposed to deal with this growing crisis by allowing the release of treated, but still toxic, tailings into the Arctic’s largest watershed. Indigenous water protectors are resisting this action which would damage fragile ecosystems […]

Free

Co-building cultural competency and Indigenous engagement in the Can-SOLVE CKD Network with Craig Settee and Catherine Turner

Online/Virtual Event

In this webinar, we will share an Indigenous engagement framework and cultural competency initiatives, which focus on Patient-oriented research (POR) at the Can-SOLVE CKD Network. You will learn about the Indigenous Peoples’ Engagement and Research Council (IPERC) along with the Wabishki Bizhiko Skaanj Learning Pathway that are part of this pan-Canadian kidney research network.

Free

Healing Happens Here: Decolonizing primary care through Indigenous land-based health programs in urban spaces with Marlee Poole from Vancouver Aboriginal Health Society

Online/Virtual Event

What can land-based healing practices look like in cities? How do they connect to systemic changes (including #LandBack) needed for Indigenous communities to heal and thrive? How has city planning, as part of colonial “nation building,” created health inequities by disconnecting urban Indigenous people from the rich histories and medicines of the land? This webinar […]

Free

The Warrior Program Model with Dr. Ricardo Manmohan

Online/Virtual Event

The Warrior Program model is a land based community rooted program that is hosted in 7 nuu chah nulth nations on the west coast of Vancouver Island.  The program started in 2015 and is now being led by the youth that were once originally participants of the program.

Free

Practice Guidance to Improve Cancer Screening Care for First Nations Families: A Focus on Cultural Safety and Tailored Resources with Dr. Kelsey Louie and Dr. Unjali Malhotra

Online/Virtual Event

Join this session to learn more about cancer service gaps impacting First Nations in BC and how primary and community health care providers can work towards improving screening care and access. Discussion will focus on culturally safe practice guidance for screening and diagnostic follow up, making space to talk about wholistic care needs, and an […]

Free

First Peoples’ Cultural Council: Revitalizing First Nations languages, arts and cultural heritage

Online/Virtual Event

This webinar will introduce you to the First Peoples’ Cultural Council, a unique organization in Canada and worldwide, that is a recognized leader in the revitalization of First Nations languages, arts and cultural heritage. This webinar will focus on the work of the organization in supporting language revitalization for First Nations in B.C.

Free