A message from the Indigenous Health lead regarding COVID-19

Shared from the Faculty of Health Sciences – Indigenous Health Initiative website A letter to community partners and collaborators from Bernice DowneyAssistant professor, Nursing and Psychiatry and Behavioural NeurosciencesActing director, McMaster Indigenous Research InstituteIndigenous Health lead, Faculty of Health Sciences Over the past two months, we’ve seen significant changes in our lives from the rapidly-evolving…

Indigenous Community Health & Research Conference (February 6th – 8th, 2020)

In partnership with the McMaster Indigenous Health Movement – Student Group and the McMaster Faculty of Health Science, the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute is pleased to announce the inaugural “Coming together to co-create health equity” an Indigenous Community Health and Research (ICHR) conference on February 6th – 8th, 2020. Through a socio-historical context, the inaugural…

Articles

Indigenous Research Methods: A Systematic Review This review attempts to catalogue the wide array of Indigenous research methods in the peer-reviewed literature and describe commonalities among methods in order to guide researchers and communities in future method development.” Authors: Alexandra S. Drawson (Lakehead University), Elaine Toombs (Lakehead University), and Christopher J. Mushquash (Lakehead University)  …

Community Resources

The following external links offer additional resources to learning more about Indigenous research. Indigenous OrganizationsReports, articles and research projects developed by Indigenous organizations. External ResourcesResources developed by non-Indigenous groups.

External Resources

Indigenous Research Methods: A Reading List Independent research Helen Kara recommends 8 books for those seeking to enhance their understanding of Indigenous research methodologies and methods.  

Online Forum: Why Reconciling Ways of Knowing?

We are pleased to announce the first dialogue in the series we will bring you over the coming months: Why Reconciling Ways of Knowing?  This episode will stream live on July 27, 2020 at 10:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Central / 2:00 pm Atlantic. Moderator Valerie Courtois will facilitate a dialogue amongst Miles Richardson,…

Global Water Futures MEDIA ADVISORY: New Indigenous Student-led YouTube Series – Ohneganos Let’s Talk Water

July 23, 2020 — Ohneganos is launching a new interactive student-led YouTube series on water security and climate change called “Ohneganos: Let’s Talk Water.” Hosted by McMaster University student Makasa Looking Horse, the seven-week series is designed to share stories, art and film with guests and viewers in a conversational format.  Each week, Makasa will speak with inspirational Indigenous youth…