October 25th, 2022 – Co-building cultural competency and Indigenous engagement in the Can-SOLVE CKD Network with Craig Settee and Catherine Turner

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

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Date: Tuesday, October 25th, 2022 (PST)
Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 am

About the Presenters:


Craig Settee is Anishinaabe and Néhinaw (Swampy Cree) from Fisher River Cree Nation and grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is a living kidney donor to his brother, which led to his involvement with the Can-SOLVE CKD Network. Craig has served as IPERC Coordinator since 2018, providing support to Indigenous patient partners, projects and partnerships across the Can-SOLVE CKD Network. 


In his new role as Cultural Competency Manager, he  will work to implement the Wabishki Bizhiko Skaanj Learning Pathway and other cultural competency initiatives. Craig is passionate about increasing Indigenous representation and amplifying Indigenous voices in patient-oriented research to cultivate better collaborative working relationships that centre Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing.


Catherine Turner is Red River Metis. Catherine has developed and administered  Indigenous primary health care with Indigenous communities for the past three decades. Catherine holds a B.A. in Professional Communication from Royal Roads University, a Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Public Health – UBC, and is completing a Pilot Indigenous Coach training program. 


In addition to holding the position of Indigenous Liaison Manager for the Can-SOLVE CKD Network, she is the Senior Research Coordinator for the BC Kidney Check project that is delivered in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority.




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