Congratulations to our Kausattumi Grants Scholarship/Seed Grant Recipients

2021

Atlantic IMN Graduate Scholarship Awards








































 

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Erika Powell 

Master of Nursing (Yr 2)

University of New Brunswick

NunatuKavut

Project title: Exploring the experiences of Indigenous women accessing prenatal care in New Brunswick

 

 

Aaron Prosper

Masters of Applied Health Services Research (Yr 2)

University of Prince Edward Island

Mi'kmaq

Project title: Creating ethical space for First Nations led biological heath research

Nicole Blinn

Master of Health Promotion (Yr 2)

Dalhousie University

Mohawk

Project title: Connection to the land as health promotion for Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people

Angelina Heer

Masters of Education Counselling (Yr 3)

University of New Brunswick

Cree

Project title (tentative): A holistic perspective on the journey of healing for Indigenous men reintegrating back into community after incarceration

Jennifer Bent

Masters of Science in Medicine - Community Health (Yr 1)

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Inuk

Project title: Courage, compassion, and connection: The journey to healing: exploring cancer pre-diagnosis for Indigenous peoples in Labrador

Jocelyn Paul

PhD in Clinical Psychology (Yr 2)

Dalhousie University

Mi'kmaq

Project title: Social stressors, cultural factors on fear of cancer recurrence in First Nations  adults living in Canada

Erica Samms Hurley

PhD in Nursing (Yr 4)

University of Alberta

Mi'kmaq

Project title: Nkamulamun (My Heart): A community based participatory research study to explore what "heart"  means with Mi’kmaq women

Neil Forbes

PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies (Yr 3)

University of New Brunswick

Cree

Project title: Indigenous ways of knowing and being as best practice in Indigenous early childhood education for urban Aboriginals

Danielle Root

PhD in Education (Yr 3) 

Mount Saint Vincent University

Mi'gmaq

Project title: Exploring Mi’kmaw child rearing practices and caregivers meaning of fostering healthy connections between children and their families in Mi’kma’ki

Ashley Julian-Rikihana

PhD in Educational Studies (Yr 1)

Acadia University

Mi'kmaq

Project title: Nestuin Wiaqi - Elmi’knik Kekina’muemkewey: A community-engaged research approach for accessing linguistic resurgence, revitalization, and reclamation efforts

Katharine Gloade

PhD in Health (Yr 3)

Dalhousie University 

Mi'kmaq

Project title: Early child development from a Mi’kmaq perspective

John Sylliboy

PhD in Education (Yr 4)

McGill University 

Mi'kmaq

Project title: Strengthening cultural identity through language: A two-eyed seeing approach for building “pride” for two-spirit youth

Tara Pride

PhD in Health (Yr 3)

Dalhousie University

Mi'kmaq

Project title: Exploring the experiences of Indigenous occupational therapists in Canada

Simon Sylliboy

PhD in Education (Yr 1)

St. Francis Xavier University

Mi'kmaq (L'nu)

Project title: Revitalizating Mi’kmaq ways of knowing and being through Land based education

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2020 

Atlantic IMN Graduate Scholarship Awards

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Aaron Prosper

Masters of Applied Health Services Research (Yr 1)

University of Prince Edward Island

Mi'kmaq

Project title: Creating ethical space for First Nations led biological heath research

Chelsey Purdy

Master of Applied Human Nutrition (Yr 1)

Mount Saint Vincent University

Mi'kmaq

Project title: HIV related nutrition programming in Nova Scotia (tentative) 

Summary Report

Nicole Blinn

Master of Health Promotion (Yr 1)

Dalhousie University

Mohawk

Project title: Connection to the land as health promotion for Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people

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     Jocelyn Paul

     PhD in Clinical Psychology (Yr 1)

     Dalhousie University

     Mi'kmaq

     Project title: Social stressors, cultural factors on fear of cancer recurrence in First Nations                 adults living in Canada

Tara White

PhD in Health (Yr 2)

Dalhousie University

Mi'kmaq

Project title: The experiences of Indigenous health care professionals in 3 health professions in Canada

            Erica Samms Hurley

            PhD in Nursing (Yr 3)

            University of Alberta

            Mi'kmaq

            Project title: Nkamulamun (My Heart): A community based participatory research study to                  explore what "heart"  means with Mi’kmaq women

            Summary Report

Danielle Root

PhD in Education (Yr 2) 

Mount Saint Vincent University

Mi'gmaq

Project title: Exploring Mi’kmaw child rearing practices and caregivers meaning of fostering healthy connections between children and their families in Mi’kma’ki

Katharine Gloade

PhD in Health (Yr 2)

Dalhousie University 

Mi'kmaq

Project title: School readiness from a Mi’kmaq perspective

Summary Report

Kara Paul

PhD in Education (Yr 2)

Mount Saint Vincent University

Mi'kmaq

Project title: How do we honour the past, learn in the present and prepare for the future? Exploring Mi'kmaw education standards and assessments that contribute to the revitalization of Indigenous education and wellness with one Mi'kmaw community

            John Sylliboy

            PhD in Education (Yr 3)

            McGill University 

            Mi'kmaq

            Project title: Strengthening cultural identity through language: A two-eyed seeing approach                for building “pride” for two-spirit youth

                   Neil Forbes

                   PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies (Yr 2)

                   University of New Brunswick

                   Cree

                   Project title: Indigenizing wellness education for urban Aboriginal families through                              storytelling; A community based research study

                  Summary Report

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Atlantic IMN Seed Grant Award

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Dr. Margaret Robinson

Early Career Researcher, Dalhousie University

Assistant professor, Cross-appointed in English; Sociology & Social Anthropology

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Reconciliation, Gender & Identity

Coordinator, Indigenous Studies Program

Mi'kmaq

Seed grant award to undertake a research project entitled How do Indigenous people conceptualize poverty?: A qualitative study exploring the relationship of impoverishment to health

2019

Atlantic IMN Graduate Scholarship Awards

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Jocelyn Paul

Masters of Science in Psychiatry Research (Yr 2)

Dalhousie University

Mi'kmaq

Project title: Exploring the links between community engagement and belonging, substance use, psychological distress, and racism among Mi'kmaq youth living on-reserve in Canada

Summary Report

Leah Carrier

Nursing PhD Program (Yr 1)

Dalhousie University

Niitsítapi (Blackfoot)

Project title: The impact of cultural connectedness on mental wellness in Indigenous children and youth

Summary Report

 

  

 

 

     Amy Hudson

     Interdisciplinary PhD Program (Yr 4)

     Memorial University – Grenfell Campus

     Inuit

     Project title: How reclaiming Inuit knowledge can create opportunities for a self-determined               future amongst Inuit: Privileging Inuit governance and planning for sustainability in NunatuKavut

 

 

 

                  Erica Hurley

                  Nursing PhD Program (Yr 2)

                  University of Alberta

                  Mi'kmaq

                  Project title: Nkamulamun (My Heart): A community based participatory research study                      to develop heart wellness interventions for Mi’kmaq women

                  Summary Report

 

 

Danielle Root

Education PhD Program (Yr 1)

Mount Saint Vincent University

Mi'gmaq

Project title: Exploring Mi’kmaw child rearing practices and caregivers meaning of fostering healthy connections between children and their families in Mi’kma’ki

Summary Report

 

 

Tara White

Health PhD Program (Yr 1)

Dalhousie University

Mi'kmaq

Project title: The experiences of Indigenous health care professionals in 3 health professions in Canada

Summary Report

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Atlantic IMN Seed Grant Award

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Dr. Julie Bull

Research Consultant and Early Career Researcher, NunatuKavut Community Council

Southern Inuit, NunatuKavut

Research project titled: Growing the Naalak network

2018

Atlantic IMN Graduate Scholarship Awards

     Julie Bull

     Interdisciplinary PhD Program (Yr 4)

     University of New Brunswick

     Southern Inuit, Nunatukavut

     Project title: Research is relational and reflexive: Peoples, policies, and priorities         at play in ethically

Amy Hudson

Interdisciplinary PhD Program (Yr 3)

Memorial University – Grenfell Campus

Inuit

Project title: How reclaiming Inuit knowledge can create opportunities for a self-determined future amongst Inuit: Privileging Inuit governance and planning for sustainability in NunatuKavut

Jocelyn Paul

Masters of Science in Psychiatry Research (Yr 1)

Dalhousie University

​Mi'kmaq

Project title: Exploring the links between community engagement and belonging, substance use, psychological distress, and racism among Mi'kmaq youth living on-reserve in Canada

          Dr. Amy Bombay

          Early Career Researcher, Dalhousie University

          Ojibway

          Seed grant award to undertake a research project entitled Creating ethical                    space for First Nations led biological health research

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Atlantic IMN Seed Grant Award

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