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The ‘Raced’ Body: Reflecting on Clinical Encounters, Indigenous Cultural Safety Learning Series

November 24, 2016

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PST
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. EST
Dr. Barry Lavallee is a member of Manitoba First Nation and Métis communities, and is a University of Manitoba trained family physician specializing in Indigenous health and northern practice.  Dr. Lavallee will be presenting on Making the Indigenous Body Human: One Day at a Time.

Dr. Chris Mushquash is Ojibway (Pays Plat First Nation), an Associate Professor at Lakehead University, a CRC in Indigenous Mental Health and Addiction, and psychologist at Dilico Anishinabek Family Care. In his presentation, Working Differently to Improve the Health of Indigenous Peoples, Dr. Mushquash will discuss how health is not simply the absence of illness but rather, requires considering how programs and services can help Indigenous people find physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual balance through purpose, hope, belonging, and meaning in their lives. He will talk about the importance of Purpose, Hope, Belonging, and Meaning in wellness for Indigenous peoples.

To register for the webinar, please fill out the online registration form:

You can view the recorded session of our October webinar, Racism and Privilege in the Everyday, on our new website: