U of Calgary: Indigenous Knowledge Public Lecture Series: Carrie Bourassa
Date & Time:
February 7, 2019 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Downtown Campus 906 8th Avenue S.W.
Join ii’ taa’poh’to’p, UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, as we welcome accomplished Indigenous scholars to share Indigenous knowledge and research methodologies with our community. This five-part series will support us on our path of transformation through intercultural capacity building as we honour our commitment and responsibility to truth and reconciliation.
This year’s series theme is Welcome to ii’ taa’poh’to’p: Moving towards an Ethical Shared Space.
Dr. Carrie Bourassa, PhD, University of Saskatchewan
Carrie Bourassa is the Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH) at the University of Saskatchewan, where she leads the advancement of a national health research agenda to improve and promote the health of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in Canada.
Dr. Bourassa earned her Master of Arts degree in political science and Ph.D. in social studies at the University of Regina, and is currently a Professor of Indigenous Health in the College of Medicine, Department of Community Health & Epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan. She spent over 15 years as a Professor of Indigenous Health Studies in the Department of Indigenous Health, Education and Social Work at the First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) in Regina.
Dr. Bourassa is a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada, a member of the Royal College Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and belongs to the Riel Métis Council of Regina Inc. (RMCR, Local #34). In 2012, she won the Wiichihiwayshinawn Foundation Inc. Métis Award in Health and Science.
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