Danielle Atksinson, University of Victoria

Danielle Atkinson My name is Danielle Atkinson (nee Bruce), I am Cree Metis with roots in Duck Lake Sask/Red River Settlement. I am an MPH student with training in community-based research and Indigenous health and will be starting my medical school journey this fall through UBC’s Island Medical Program at …

Tonya-Leah Watt and Ben McNiven, McMaster University

Tonya-Leah is Odawa from Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve (Ontario) and is a proud Anishinaabe kwe. She completed her undergrad in Biomedical Science and Indigenous Studies at Trent University in 2019 and is currently in her first year studying medicine at McMaster University (MD Candidate 2022). In her summers she has …

Brittany McBeath, Queen’s University

Brittany McBeath Brittany McBeath is a Kanyen’kehá:ka doctoral student in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University. She is of mixed ancestry with roots in TyendinagaMohawk Territory. She is currently studying health promotion, completing her research and training under the supervision of Dr. Lucie Lévesque and in …

Dana Hickey, Laurentian University

Dana Hickey The purpose of the study is to understand Indigenous epistemologies of power from the standpoint of Indigenous participants. Indigenous research methods are privileged throughout, and key aspects of grounded theory are woven in to add support. The central category that arose from the data is relationships. This central …