Call for Abstracts: N.A.I.S.A. Pre-Conference Gathering on Indigenous Health and Well-Being

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) Pre-Conference Gathering on Indigenous Health and Well-Being welcomes abstract submissions (up to 250 words) from academics, students and community to discuss current Indigenous health and well-being related issues. The pre-conference is open to any subject area related to Indigenous health and well-being.

The following themes are a few examples of the many possibilities:

  • Indigenous research ethics and policy
  • Environmental and ecological health
  • Impacts of colonial violence on kinship
  • Indigenous Knowledge and health activism

The NAISA pre-conference Gathering on Indigenous Health and Well-being will be held May 5th and 6th, 2020 at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and Six Nations of the Grand River.

Keynote speaker Dr. Carrie Bourassa will be discussing the ACADRE/NEAHR/IMNP/NEIHR programs as a model for establishing a solid foundation for Indigenous health research driven by and grounded in Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) communities in Canada.

Please submit abstracts by Monday December 16th, 2019 to

Pre-Conference Committee:
Dr. Chelsea Gabel, McMaster University
Dr. Jaime Cidro, University of Winnipeg
Dr. Hannah Tait Neufeld, University of Waterloo
Dr. Kim Anderson, University of Guelph