Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities

Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities

It’s time to bring indigenous leaders and experts into our policy solutions, and put them at the helm. Perhaps, then we can reduce the inequities that indigenous youth in this country live with every day.

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.

Academics need to make sure their evidence matters

Academics need to make sure their evidence matters

Most academic writing rarely influences thinking beyond the privileged circles in which it is constructed — and the vast majority is far from influencing public policy and debate on critical issues.

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