Indigenous Foodways to Sustain Wellness Webinar

The Registered Nurses Association (RNAO) in partnership with 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 the Ontario First Nation Young Peoples Council (OFNYPC)  invite you to join us on March 8, 2022 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (ET) for a webinar entitled "Indigenous Foodways to Sustain Wellness” featuring 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.  

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 programing; 

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.

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We look forward to seeing you on March 8, 2022


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