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Responding to Anti-Indigenous Racism in the Health Care System

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October 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Stemming from a history of colonialism and ongoing racism in Canada, Indigenous people continue to experience many harms when trying to access health care. This presentation will take a closer look at where and how these harms tend to occur in the system, and what we can start doing as individuals and organizations in response. Drawing on lessons learned from the San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training program, this webinar will unpack the ways anti-Indigenous racism and stereotyping show up in health care settings and share insights on responding to racism and discrimination through Indigenous cultural safety approaches.

Yvette Ringham-Cowan and Laurie Harding
Indigenous Cultural Safety Integration Leads, Provincial Health Services Authority

This is the 11th event in the year-long Cultural Safety & Humility Action Series, a partnership between the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council and the First Nations Health Authority.

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October 4, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

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Lucie Neliba

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