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Connecting Culture, Land and Wellness to Indigenous Youth Webinar | April 20 2021

Thank you for your interest in attending the Connecting Culture, Land and Wellness to Indigenous Youth Webinar on April 20, 2021  4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (ET)  with special guest speaker Joseph Pitawanakwat.  Click here for biography.  The webinar will be moderated by Quinn Meawasige, Indigenous Youth and Rachel Radyk, RPN, RN Student.

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 facilitate knowledge exchange between Indigenous youth and health-care providers in regard to:

  • The importance of language and what language says about well being
  • How culture helps maintain well being
  • The vision of healthy Indigenous youth
  • The role of the health-care provider in supporting Indigenous youth

 

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 tcosta@RNAO.ca