Insights for building an Indigenous-led fire stewardship program and building community evaluation measures. The work draws from the Yunesit’in Quen program in central British Columbia.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Join us for a discussion focusing on the impacts of removing Indigenous Subject Matter Experts for conversations of weight. Visual data will explore several federally funded research projects re-legitimizing Ktunaxa SMEs, and present best practices for empowering Indigenous community members to play more meaningful roles in ongoing research.
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 […]
Join Maddie and Nick in conversation about Everything is Health, a podcast they made to summarize current research being done about health on the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. This is part of the UBC Learning Exchange’s Making Research Accessible Initiative, seeking to build respectful and reciprocal relationships between the UBC and DTES communities. Maddie and […]
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.