Indigenous Foodways to Sustain Wellness Webinar | March 8 2022

Thank you for your interest in attending the Indigenous Foodways to Sustain Wellness webinar on March 8, 2022 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (ET)  with special guest speakers Melinda Sault Coates, Food Security Coordinator, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), Kelly Gordon, RD, Team Manager- Health Promotion, Six Nations Health Services, Kitty R.Lynn Lickers, MA, Community Food Animator, Six Nations Health Services.   Click here for biography.  

This webinar is in partnership with the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), Chiefs of Ontario (COO), the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Shkaabe Makwa, the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association (CINA) and Ontario First Nation Young Peoples Council (OFNYPC)

The overall purpose of this webinar is to increase health care providers' awareness of the importance of Indigenous language, community, culture and the wise practices and teachings of Elders to support well being amongst Indigenous youth.

The objectives of this webinar are to:

1.Deepen the understanding of colonialism and systemic racism and it's impact on Indigenous health 
2.Discuss the current lived experiences of Indigenous peoples and the actions that are necessary to create meaningful change
3.Bring greater awareness about the impact of Indigenous food and foodways programming 
4.Further understanding of and connection with Indigenous foods through stories and discussion of the role of food as our medicine
5. Discover tools and resources that health-care providers can apply in practice to support Indigenous wellness

Please complete the registration form below and an email confirmation with connection details will be sent to the email address provided. If you do not receive this email, please contact Tanya Costa, Project Coordinator, at