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8th International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health

Designed for community members, researchers, academics, and clinicians, the International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health is only conference dedicated to the health and well-being of First Nations…
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A cross-Canada scan of clean energy policies

Remote Indigenous communities in Canada overwhelmingly rely on diesel fuel for heating and electricity generation. Clean energy projects in these communities are more likely to succeed with strong…
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At the interface: Indigenous health practitioners and evidence-based practice

With a growing acknowledgement of the importance of Indigenous knowledges and traditional practices to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples, Indigenous health practitioners have increased…
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Best Practices for Collaborative Climate Adaptation Research Between Tribal and Non-tribal partners

This webinar will provide an introduction to key considerations and best practices associated with conducting climate adaptation research in partnership with tribal communities. Topics will include…
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Building a National Environmental Health Agenda

Presentations:Inuit Environment and Health: One Issue under Climate ChangeOnalee Randell, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)Prescription for a Healthy Canada: Towards a National Environmental Health…
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Community Impacts of Fuel Spills: a Case Study from BC’s Northern Coast

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or…
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Decolonizing the City: The Future of Indigenous Planning in Vancouver

While Vancouver has made many great strides on Indigenous planning practices and reconciliation, there are too many impasses that uphold the colonial status quo. This panel will examine the present…
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Eco-Cultural Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation

In this webinar, – presenters from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Treaty, Lands and Resources Department will describe two ways in which the community has approached climate change adaptation through an…
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Ecohealth Knowledge to Action Research Group (EKTA) - Indigenous Health and Research

In this Webalogue Dr. Travis Holyk will explore the topic of hot button issues in his communities and the community view of research. This will be followed up by Dr. Henry Harder a registered…
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Environmental Health and Inequalities: Evidence and Action

Presentations:Environmental Stewardship UnitStuart Wuttke, Assembly of First Nations (AFN)Health and the EnvironmentAlbert Marshall, Unama'ki Institute of Natural ResourcesState of Knowledge on…
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Health Effects of Oil Spills: Implications for Impacted First Nations Communities

This presentation, delivered at the Centre du savoir sur mesure (CESAM) 1st national symposium, contains a combination of academic research carried out during the Exxon Valdez oil spill as well as a…
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Housing, health and the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

Joint NCCEH/NCCAH Workshop at Canadian Public Health Association Public Health 2015 in VancouverSuccesses and challenges in mitigation of radon in urban Aboriginal housing, Prince George, BCLeo…
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Indigenous Disaster Response

BackgroundFirst Nations communities may be disproportionately impacted by a variety of emergencies and disasters, including floods, wildfires, and crude oil spills in their traditional territories.…
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Indigenous Food Safety and Security: Community Adaptations in the Wake of Climate Pressures

Indigenous people have long relied on traditional foods, as they are nutritionally, culturally, and economically important to individuals and communities, and are an important aspect of food…
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Indigenous Food Safety and Security: Community Adaptations in the Wake of Climate Pressures

As ecosystems try to adapt to climate volatility, so are Indigenous communities striving to become more food self-sufficient — both in reaction to and in anticipation of further climate pressures.…
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Indigenous Food Safety and Security: Community Adaptations in the Wake of Climate Pressures

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or…
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Indigenous peoples' access to health services: Overcoming barriers to support wise practices

The focus of this webinar is to explore Indigenous peoples' access to health services including experiences of colonization, "otherness" and racism as both patients and providers. Of equal importance…
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Indoor Air Quality Issues in First Nations and Inuit Communities in Canada

International Union for Circumpolar Health (IUCH) 14th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
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