Social Determinants of Indigenous Health: Indigenous Child Welfare, Colonization and Land Based Connection

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Social Determinants of Indigenous Health: Indigenous Child Welfare, Colonization and Land Based Connection

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

OPEN TEACHING:
NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY

Social Determinants of Indigenous Health: Indigenous Child Welfare, Colonization and Land Based Connection
Date: June 14th, 2018
Time: 10:00am-11:30am
Location: Dodem Kanonhsa’ Cultural Facility
55 St ClairAve East, 6th Floor
Speaker:
Kinanâskomitin
Dr. Sarah Wright Cardinal
Research Associate, University of Victoria
Associate Faculty, Royal Roads University

Sarah is a Cree educator from Northern treaty 8 territory. Her maternal grandparents are Narcisse Cardinal and Agathe Desjarlais. Sarah experienced the Sixties Scoop and started reconnecting with her family in her 20s. In her 30s, she spent ten years living in her home territory, learning from Elders and knowledge holders, and working on adult education projects. In her 40s, she returned to university to pursue a doctoral degree. She received a three-year SSHRC research grant for her PhD dissertation “Beyond the Sixties Scoop: Reclaiming Indigenous identity, reconnection to place, and reframing understandings of being Indigenous”. Her study includes 7 adoptees stories of healing. Sarah’s work involves decolonizing pedagogies and land-based practices that honour Indigenous knowledge systems.

Details

Date:
June 14
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:

Venue

Dodem Kanonhsa’
55 St. Clair Ave E, 6th Floor, Toronto, ON M6H3R9 Canada
Phone:
416-952-9272
Website:
www.dodemkanonhsa.ca

OPEN TEACHINGS

Time: 12Noon to 1pm

A “drop-in” format session where individuals can ask questions about the culture, specific teachings, or just listen to a topic/teaching that the Elder/Traditional teacher is speaking about. Topics vary from each Elder, and from session to session. No registration necessary to attend Open teachings.

APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED

Outside of open teachings, individual and/or group appointments need to be scheduled in advance. Appointments are available during elder visits from 10AM to 4PM

To book please call 416-952-9272 or email: dodemkanonhsa@aandc-aadnc.gc.ca

PLEASE NOTE: 

* All of our events are FREE to the public*

* ENTHUSIASTICALLY ENCOURAGE & welcome participants from all nations, ancestry & backgrounds

* DROP INs welcome at any time during events & through the week

(*certain workshops subject to cost of materials)

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