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Youth Podcasting Project opportunity for self-identifying Indigenous Youth

Youth Podcasting Project opportunity for self-identifying Indigenous Youth

The Centre is looking for three Indigenous youth (ages 18-30) to participate in a pilot series.

Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond (Aki-Kwe), reappointed as Academic Director of the Centre

Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond (Aki-Kwe), reappointed as Academic Director of the Centre

Dr. Turpel-Lafond has served as the Academic Director since 2018. Her second term begins June 1, 2021.

Implementing UNDRIP Dialogue summary report and video available

Implementing UNDRIP Dialogue summary report and video available

The Centre recently held a Dialogue on implementing the UN Declaration through Bill C-15.

Honouring Indigenous Writers events

Honouring Indigenous Writers events

The annual event includes author readings, wikipedia training and a panel discussion on Wikipedia as public scholarship.

Assembly of First Nations hosts virtual forum on Bill C-15

Assembly of First Nations hosts virtual forum on Bill C-15

The forum on February 10 and 11 is free to attend.

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

As a part of our engagement with Black History month, the Centre has collected some resources to help uplift and contextualize Indigenous and Black solidarity.

Racism in health care is taking a terrible toll on Indigenous People, report finds

Racism in health care is taking a terrible toll on Indigenous People, report finds

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, spoke to The Tyee about immediate changes needed in health care to reduce inequities impacting Indigenous people.

Update expected for report on racism against Indigenous peoples in B.C. health-care system

Update expected for report on racism against Indigenous peoples in B.C. health-care system

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, will be speaking alongside Health Minister Adrian Dix regarding the healthcare inquiry last year.

Decrying medical racism, Indigenous leaders demand health care ‘transformation’

Decrying medical racism, Indigenous leaders demand health care ‘transformation’

The Centre’s Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, was featured in the Welland Tribune discussing her investigation into racism in BC’s healthcare system.