Indigenous Foodways to Sustain Wellness Webinar

Mar 8, 2022, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
About this Event:

This webinar is in partnership with the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), Chiefs of Ontario (COO), the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Shkaabe Makwa, the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association (CINA) and Ontario First Nation Young Peoples Council (OFNYPC). 

This webinar:

  • deepened the understanding of colonialism and systemic racism and it's impact on Indigenous health 
  • discussed the current lived experiences of Indigenous peoples and the actions that are necessary to create meaningful change
  • brought greater awareness about the impact of Indigenous food and foodways programing 
  • furthered understanding of and connection with Indigenous foods through stories and discussion of the role of food as our medicine
  • discovered tools and resources that health-care providers can apply in practice to support Indigenous wellness


  • Melinda Sault Coates, food security coordinator, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN)
  • Kelly Gordon, RD, team manager- Health Promotion, Six Nations Health Services
  • Kitty R.Lynn Lickers, MA, community food animator, Six Nations Health Services

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