Two Spirit! Let’s Hear It! – An Introduction to Two-Spirit Health, 10-11:30am on April 12th, 2017

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Speaker:
Dr. Sarah Hunt, Assistant Professor, First Nations and Indigenous Studies and Department of Geography, University of British Columbia

Description:
In this webinar, Dr. Sarah Hunt will provide an introduction to the health of Two-Spirit people. First, the diversity of meanings ascribed to Two-Spirit will be discussed, as a term used to describe an array of Indigenous identities and expressions of gender and sexuality. Within a social determinants framework, an overview of the impacts of colonization will be provided as a key component of understanding the health of Two-Spirit people. A strengths-based approach will be used to present an array of practical measures health practitioners, policy makers, and researchers can use to foster Two-Spirit health. The webinar will complement the recently released NCCAH publication “An Introduction to the Health of Two-Spirit People: Historical, contemporary and emergent issues”.

For further information and registration, please see: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8543008916447256066

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