"Water Women Rising:” Indigenizing Re-search to explore how Indigenous women living with HIV understand and support their health

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain new approaches to research, including Indigenizing the re-search process, as led by Indigenous women living with HIV.
  • Describe the transformative value of centring Indigenous ceremony, histories, medicines, ways of knowing, and practices.
  • Illustrate how new knowledge, is old knowledge, to new people, including:
    • How Indigenous women living with HIV understand health as a journey that is connected with nature.
    • How Indigenous ceremony, medicines, practices, and ways of knowing are healing.

This webinar will include presentations from:

Elder Sheila Nyman
Indigenous Elder, Clinical Social Worker
Bear Rock Consulting, CHIWOS-PAW

Valerie Nicholson
Co-investigator, Indigenous Peer Research Associate
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

Debbie Cardinal
Peer Indigenous Research Associate
CHIWOS-PAW

Becky Gormley
Research Coordinator
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

Angela Kaida
Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair Tier II in Global Perspectives in HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health
Faculty of Health Sciences
Simon Fraser University

Presentations will be followed by a discussion where participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive real-time responses from presenters.


Cost: Free registration.

Please register for the webinar by

clicking here.

This event is accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar it will be recorded and available for viewing on BC-CfE’s Education and Training website at: education.cfenet.ubc.ca/webinars.

For questions related to this event please contact: education@bccfe.ca