Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities

Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities“Looking to the future, there is one obvious place governments and their policy makers can start if they want to improve health and reduce inequities among Canada’s indigenous peoples. It’s time to act on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission call to action — and acknowledge the expertise of indigenous elders and leaders in developing relevant solutions.”

Jon McGavock is an advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca and Associate Professor in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. He holds a CIHR Applied Health Chair in Resilience and Obesity.

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