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October 17, 2019 – Indigenous Healing Rituals through the lens of the science of attachment and emotion Part 2 with Denise Findlay

October 17, 2019 – Indigenous Healing Rituals through the lens of the science of attachment and emotion Part 2 with Denise Findlay

Ceremony has always been part of our First People’s pathway to emotional health and well-being. Ritual and remedy were woven together into a fabric of everyday culture. Only lately have some of these rituals become the object of research in the scientific community. Denise has a unique vantage point as a member of the Squamish […]

October 10, 2019 – Indigenous Healing Rituals through the lens of the science of attachment and emotion Part 1 with Denise Findlay

October 10, 2019 – Indigenous Healing Rituals through the lens of the science of attachment and emotion Part 1 with Denise Findlay

Ceremony has always been part of our First People’s pathway to emotional health and well-being. Ritual and remedy were woven together into a fabric of everyday culture. Only lately have some of these rituals become the object of research in the scientific community. Denise has a unique vantage point as a member of the Squamish […]

Sept 26, 2019 – Regional Health Survey with FNHA

Sept 26, 2019 – Regional Health Survey with FNHA

  This session will touch on the following points: The context & history of the First Nations Regional Health Survey (RHS) Provincial results from selected indicators Knowledge exchange activities that are being conducted Report release and how to request access to RHS data A sneak peek at the RHS4 Everyone welcome to participate: Date: Thursday, Sept […]

Sept 12, 2019 – Aboriginal Patient Navigators with Vancouver Coastal Health

Sept 12, 2019 – Aboriginal Patient Navigators with Vancouver Coastal Health

The Aboriginal Patient Navigators are part of Vancouver Coastal Health’s Aboriginal Health team and work in the acute care sites.   The team will be talking about their roles in the hospital setting as part of the acute care team.  They will discuss how they provide not only traditional and cultural support to Indigenous patients and […]

Sept 17, 2019 – Gitxsan Health Society Dementia Research: Enriching Care for Gitxsan First Nations Elders with Dementia through Culturally Relevant, Place-based Learning for their Families, Communities and Nurses

Sept 17, 2019 – Gitxsan Health Society Dementia Research: Enriching Care for Gitxsan First Nations Elders with Dementia through Culturally Relevant, Place-based Learning for their Families, Communities and Nurses

  Direct care nurses identified that increasing an understanding about dementia was needed by both health authority and band employed nurses to better support the individuals with the disease and the community caring for the people with the disease. Join us to hear about their journey and how they worked with multiple partners to embed […]

Oct 2 & 3, 2019 – Illustrating Resilience with Lisa Boivin

Oct 2 & 3, 2019 – Illustrating Resilience with Lisa Boivin

Join us for the 2019 Indigenous Speaker Series with Lisa Boivin where she will share how her art depicts the link between history and poor health outcomes for Indigenous patients. Lisa utilizes her artistic skills to understand and assert Indigenous worldviews, which promotes individual and community learning. This event will have two registrations, one for […]

April 18th, 2019 – Birthing in our Communities with Evelyn George, Sage Thomas & Marion Erickson

April 18th, 2019 – Birthing in our Communities with Evelyn George, Sage Thomas & Marion Erickson

  Thank you for everyone’s interest and participation, this session’s Video is now available for viewing! Thank you to everyone for your continued interest in our events. We would like to reiterate that everyone is welcome to our UBCLC sessions. Our events aim to embody a safe space for everyone of all different backgrounds to […]

April 23rd, 2019 – Pathways to Midwifery with Evelyn George and Tia Felix

April 23rd, 2019 – Pathways to Midwifery with Evelyn George and Tia Felix

In this session we will have a conversation about the option of midwifery as a profession, and how to become a midwife. A student who has recently completed the midwifery program, Tia Felix, will join the session to talk about her experiences in the program, lessons learned, tips for navigating the application process, and more. […]

April 30th, 2019 – Building Communities that Support Childbearing Families with Danette Jubinville & Miranda Kelly

April 30th, 2019 – Building Communities that Support Childbearing Families with Danette Jubinville & Miranda Kelly

In this session, we will explore the “4th trimester” postpartum period and what that can look like for new parents and babies. We’ll discuss postpartum recovery, breastfeeding, bonding, and how partners, families and communities can support wellness through this time. We invite all participants to share and discuss traditional teachings and practices in your communities (such as […]

May 2nd, 2019 – The Silent Genomes Project: First Nations Perspectives on Precision Diagnosis of Rare Diseases in British Columbia

May 2nd, 2019 – The Silent Genomes Project: First Nations Perspectives on Precision Diagnosis of Rare Diseases in British Columbia

Globally, Indigenous Peoples experience unequal access to genomics-guided health care—a health inequity the World Health Organization calls the “genomic divide.” The Silent Genomes Project aims to address this divide by reducing access barriers to diagnosis of genetic disease in Indigenous children. Understanding First Nations’ needs, preferences, and values is a necessary antecedent to this goal. […]