October 5, 2023

Our monthly update keeps you informed on our network projects and initiatives! Below are a few highlights. Make sure to check out the latest issue below.

Reflections on Truth and Reconciliation 

September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This annual day of remembrance is a time for reflection, education, and action to recognize the atrocities of the residential school system and address their ongoing impact on survivors, families, and communities.

We encourage our network members to use this time to reflect on what Truth and Reconciliation means to them. This is our shared Canadian history. Reconciliation can take many forms including learning about Canada’s residential schools and listening to the stories of survivors. To guide you in your personal journey, we have compiled a list of resources and supports.

Bringing traditional Indigenous knowledge into health research

The Knowledge Keepers in Research video series is a new resource to support meaningful and reciprocal relationships between researchers and Indigenous communities.

This eight-part series encourages health researchers to honour Indigenous ways of knowing and incorporate them into practice.

Why Tamara Beardy ran 905km across Manitoba 

On August 13, Tamara Beardy left Tataskweyak Cree Nation and began an epic journey 905 kilometers south by foot. As she ran over the following 25 days, she carried with her a passion for running and a message focused on raising awareness about diabetes, kidney disease and other important issues faced by First Nations individuals.


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