Congratulations to our Conference Travel Award Recipients 






 

Ashley Julian-Rikihana

PhD in Educational Studies

Mi'kmaq

Acadia University

To attend and present the project titled: Understanding together, healing together: Mi’kmaq language revitalization as a tool for community mental health and well-being

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Angelina Heer

Masters of Education Counselling 

Cree

University of New Brunswick

To attend and present the project titled: Exploring the physical realm of the medicine wheel and its relationship to the overrepresentation of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian prisons

Summary Report

Dr. Erik Mandawe

Post-Graduate Medicine, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency

Bush Cree

Dalhousie University

To attend and present the project titled: Indigenous community perspectives on orofacial cleft management in Mi’kma’ki; a qualitative study

Molly Peters

Masters of Sustainability Studies

Mi'kmaq

Trent University

To attend and present the project titled: Ceremonies of life: Gender equity and wellness through togetherness, the meaning of consent sovereignty in Paqtnkek

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2020 Winter

Renee Bujold

Masters of Health Promotion

Mi'kmaq

Dalhousie University

To attend the 2020 Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference (Charlottetown, PEI; March 2020) and present the project titled: Exploring youth's perspective of Indigenous food sovereignty during a traditional food project

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             Jocelyn Paul

             Masters of Psychiatry Research

             Mi'kmaq

             Dalhousie University

             To attend the McMaster University Indigenous Community Health and Research Conference (Hamilton, ON;                           February 2020) and present the project titled: Social stressors, community belonging, and culture-related                             protective factors among youth and adults in First Nations communities: Links with psychological stress

            

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2019

          Gail Baikie

          PhD in Social Work

          Inuit

          Memorial University

          To attend the 21st Inuit Studies Conference (Montreal, QC; October 2019) and present the project titled:                      Indigenous social work: (De)colonizing praxis in-between worldviews

 

 

 

Leah Carrier

PhD in Nursing

Niitsítapi (Blackfoot)

Dalhousie University

To attend the 2nd World Indigenous Cancer Conference (Calgary, AB; September 2019) and present the project titled: The experiences of Indigenous youth in the cancer care system: A scoping review

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Katharine Gloade

PhD in Health

Mi'kmaq

Dalhousie University

To participate in Intergenerational Trauma Treatment Model Training (Banff, AB; September 2019)

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                 John Sylliboy

                 PhD in Integrated Studies in Education 

                 Mi'kmaq

                 McGill University

                 To attend the Native American and Indigenous Students Association Conference 2019 (Aotearoa, New                       Zealand; June 2019) and present the project titled: Using L'nuwey (Mi’kmaw) worldview to conceptualize                   two-spirit identity

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Tara White

PhD in Health

Mi'kmaq

Dalhousie University

To attend the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference 2019 (Niagara Falls, ON; May/June 2019) and present the project titled: Occupational therapy roles in the Indigenous context: An integrative review 

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