Indigenous Child Health: a pediatrician’s perspective

Speaker(s) Featured: Kent Saylor


Indigenous peoples have the Indigenous knowledge necessary to drive change." The need for change is clear, but what makes it possible? Dr. Kent Saylor, who grew up in the Mohawk territory of Kahnawake near Montreal, discusses the impact of education as the driving force behind real and lasting change. In this informative talk, rich with historical context, Dr. Saylor posits that effectively educating Indigenous youth will not only lead to more Indigenous peoples occupying positions of influence, but will also positively affect self-esteem and interpersonal relationships.

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