Learning from the Earth: Supporting Wellness Through Connection to the Land

Jun 8, 2022, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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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 will:

  • create and maintain connections between youth and health-care providers across Ontario
  • support the efforts of Indigenous youth in revitalizing Indigenous language and culture
  • demonstrate the importance of integrating land, language and culture into wellness
  • support access to traditional knowledge and shared experiences to increase youth’s sense of cultural and personal identity and belonging

Guest speakers (biographies):

  • Jazmin Pirozek, Traditional Eco Knowledge
  • Ernie Cobiness (T3YEC) 
  • Quinn Meawasige, Nimkii Youth Collective 

Target audience: Registered nurses, nurse practitioners, registered practical nurses and nursing students across care settings, primary care providers, public health and health promotion professionals, allied health-care providers, and policy makers.

Note: Webinar will focus on nurses and health-care providers supporting First Nations communities and organizations, however, all are welcome to attend.