Preliminary Agenda: Friday May 22

25% (minimum) of each presentation will involve interactive learning. All presentations will be followed by a Q & A period.

0700 Breakfast and Registration
0800 Opening Remarks & Performance
Opening Inuit Performance
Strong Minded Inuit
Elder/Faith-Keeper Blessing
Housekeeping Remarks
Anna Banerji, Michele-Elise Burnett
0830 Plenary Session
Noojimo Mikana (A Healing Path): Serving Indigenous Communities through Research
Carrie Bourassa
0920 Plenary Session
Métis Health
Tera Beaulieu
1005 AM Break
1020 Concurrent Workshops | Session 3
Nothing About Us Without Us: An experience-based program to increase knowledge about Indigenous Peoples in Canada
Amy Montour, Lorrie Gallant, Joyce Zazulak
Improving Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Inuit across Canada: A Culturally Relevant, Safe, and Evidence-based Program (IT’S TIME)
Megan Barker
Healing Circle
Audra Maloney
Return to Calm, Connection and Clarity in Daily Life Using Indigenous Ways
Heidi McBratney
Empowering Wellbeing of Indigenous Youth in Foster Care
Lily Ieroniawakon Deer
Challenging the Delayed Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Among Indigenous Children
Brenda Stade, Jennifer Hicke, James Gideon
1120 Travel Time
1135 Oral Abstracts | Session 2
Children’s Health
Aaniish Naa Gegii: Children’s Health and Wellbeing Measure (ACHWM)
Marnie Anderson
Modelling factors for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child neurodevelopment outcomes: A latent class analysis.
Rhonda Marriott, Carrington Shepherd, Denese Griffin
Further strengthening child and family health through Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities
Jennifer Corbiere
Traditional Ways and Self-Determination
Healthcare Rooted in Anishnaabe Ways: Traditional Healing Practices in Primary Health Care Settings
Mariette Sutherland
Disrupted Traditions: Elders Birthing Stories
Doreen Nelson, Denese Griffin, Valerie Ah Chee
Bringing Hearts and Minds Together
Cheryl Kinzel, Noella Wells, Miriam Perry
Reconciliation in Health Care; Cultural Competency and Safety
Healing the past by nurturing the future: co-designing perinatal awareness, recognition, assessment and support for Aboriginal parents experiencing complex childhood trauma
Catherine Chamberlain
The Meaning of “Engagement” and Promising Practices in TB Care with Inuit: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Linda Juergensen, Ursula Tkacz
Maqahane (Come together, then). A land-based Indigenous gathering for undergraduate students and community members.
Amanda Reid
Determinants of Health
Stand Up for Indigenous Health: A Simulation-based Tool for Educating Family Medicine Residents about the Social Determinants of Health of Indigenous Peoples Living in Canada
Amanda Sauve, Adriana Cappelletti
Cedar Project: Indigenous men’s experiences in survival sex work in Vancouver and Prince George, Canada
Richa Sharma
Mental Health
The Spirit Lives Within Us: A Conversation and Sharing of Cultural Experiences In Mental Health and Addiction
Laurie Ann Nicholas
Weaving Métis Knowledge into the Development of a Suicide Knowledge Awareness Training Program
Marya Leslie, Barb Drader
Valuing Community Knowledge and Insights: Building Capacity in Indigenous Youth Mental Wellness
Zaida Rahaman
Women’s Health
Mature Cree Women’s Strategies for Aging Well. Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) in Maskwacis, Alberta: The Sohkitehew (Strong Heart) Group
Luwana Listener
Growing together: Creating “trees of knowledge” to explore the lived experiences of Métis women in pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood
Claire Cordingley
“Indigenous Women’s Storytelling: Informing a Decolonizing, Anti-Racist Model for Trauma Informed Care in Healing from Violence
Nicole Eshkakogan
Wellness Planning; Navigating the Healthcare System; and Health Surveillance
Cree communities’ participation in wellness planning: transactional occupations, meanings and actions
Alison Kutcher
A qualitative study to understand the experiences of Inuit who navigate the health care system from the Inuit Nunangat region of Nunavut to receive cancer care in an urban setting
Janet Jull
Healthcare Systems
Changing Landscapes: A snapshot of health system transformation in rural Manitoba
Alicia Powell
A Health Systems Response to the Health Impacts among Indigenous Communities and Evacuees Following a Major Natural Disaster
Stephanie Montesanti, Kayla Fitzpatrick
Research, Data, Information and Knowledge
‘Our culture – Our Way’ Listening to Aboriginal women’s voices about on country Urban birth
Juli Coffin, Denese Griffin, Doreen Nelson
STAMSH SLHANAY LLHWAT – WARRIOR WOMEN HEALING. Culture and Ceremony: Prevention and Healing for Indigenous women
Bernice Thompson, Candice Norris, Sharon Jinkerson-Brass
The right to retire: Mortality experiences of 59 First Nations in Northern Ontario
Jen Walker, Marilyn McLeod
Cultural Competency and Safety
Little Kwe – An Indigenous Patient Journey Through Healthcare
Angela Naveau
Inuusinni Aqqusaaqtara: Inuit Cancer Project
Savanah Ashton, Sipporah Enuaraq
Cultural Responsiveness for organizations
Sharon Clarke
1220 Lunch & Exhibit Time
1320 Concurrent Workshops | Session 4
‘Baby Coming-You Ready?’ and ‘TOPSE’: Indigenous parents’ holistic social and emotional wellbeing support and self-efficacy
Melanie Robinson, Jayne Kotz, Valerie Ah Chee
A BETTER Way to Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Cancer Prevention in Indigenous Populations
Jacqueline Parrish, Katherine Latko
Translating Indigenous Community Knowledge into Clinician Curriculum
John R. Sylliboy, Margot Latimer
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Background, Challenges and Ways Forward
Alex Drossos
How can Service Providers improve their support for Indigenous Women and Men who experience Intimate Partner Violence?
Marion Maar
Exploring considerations of true ally-ship with Indigenous community members in health research and policy development
Angie Morris
The Butterfly Project: An Indigenous Community-Based Research, Knowledge Translation Project
Stephanie Skourtes, Sharon Jinkerson-Brass, Candice Norris
Indigenizing Forum Theatre for Community Mental Wellness (Suicide Prevention)
Laurie-Ann Lines, Philip Stanley, Cindy Jardine, Wanda Henderson
Honoring Story to Promote Resiliency in Therapy
Joanne Ginter, Elaine McIvior
1420 Travel Time
1435 Youth Panel
Connections: Indigenous Youth, Climate Change, and the Future of Indigenous Health
Sila Rogan, Conlin Delbaere-Sawchuck, Semiah Smith
1550 PM Break
1605 Plenary Session
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Michèle Audette
1650 Closing Remarks
1700 Adjourn for the Day