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University of Regina Faculty of Arts Seeks Candidate in the Area of Indigenous Peoples and Global Social Justice

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Regina invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position for the nomination of a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples and Global Social Justice, commencing 1 January 2018.The Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples and Global Social Justice will focus on Indigenous issues in the international context and will be...
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Mitacs Intern Student Says Goodbye to IPHRC

Jia Li, from Beijing, China, was welcomed to the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) on a 13-week internship coordinated by Mitacs, a non-profit organization that matches students in research and training programs in Canada.Her role, as a research assistant, specialized in quantitative data from the organization’s community-based research. She also participated in the...
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Restoring Kinship Through Indigenous Education

For the last two years Lacey Eninew has been using theatre arts to Indigenize coursework at the Senator Myles Venne School in La Ronge.“It’s like these arts breathing life back into these old ways of knowing,” said the 32-year-old drama teacher. “Let’s look at how we form relationships first of all.”Eninew who currently uses imagery, puppetry and a variety of...
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IPHRC Research Affiliate Profile - Dr. Angela Snowshoe

IPHRC Research Affiliate, Dr. Angela Snowshoe, is a proud member of the Ojibway and Métis Nations from Northwestern Ontario.She moved to Regina two years ago in the Fall of 2013 to complete her Pre-doctoral Clinical Psychology Residency at the Regina Mental Health Clinic/Regina Provincial Correctional Center. It was in January 2015 that she joined the Faculty of Education at the University...
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IPHRC Kicks off the 2nd Annual Arts-Based Tipi Camp

Imagine living five days without your cellphone, television, computer or the luxury of sleeping in your own comfy bed. Organizers, volunteers and kids at the Arts-based Tipi Camp are going without all of those comforts to sleep in tipis, and take part in activities introducing cultural art, storytelling, traditional games and theatre.Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) is...
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Another Postdoctoral Fellow Leaves IPHRC

Tarun Katapally’s work with the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) has evolved from a research assistant to a postdoctoral fellow and finally to a research associate. He is now a research affiliate with our centre’s future projects.Tarun is now a new faculty member at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy working with faculties at the University of...
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A New Chapter Begins for IPHRC Postdoctoral Fellow

One of IPHRC’s Postdoctoral Fellows, Dr. Julian Robbins, will be moving on to a new position with the University of Guelph. Julian has been with IPHRC last September when he relocated from Ontario. He describes his time in Regina as a warm and welcoming stay and a good place to be.“It’s been a great experience. I really appreciate the people in this area for allowing me to come...
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Are You Our Next Postdoctoral Fellow?

As usual, all of our talented Postdoctoral Fellows have been scooped up by universities but we are pleased they will continue to work with us as Research Affilaites. As a result, we have an opening for a new Postdoctoral Fellow to work on our Indigenous youth wellness through the arts project, Acting Out! But In A Good Way. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work in a sub-project of a larger...
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Acting Out! But In A Good Way Featured on CIHR website

The Acting Out! But in a Good Way research project was recently profiled on the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) website. "So much of what we're doing is helping youth find their voice," Dr. Jo-Ann Episkenew, IPHRC Director, commented in the article. The project works to help improve the mental health and well-being in First Nations youth through theatre and visual...
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Media Coverage on IPHRC Director's Latest Lifetime Achievement Award

Last month, IPHRC Director Dr. Jo-Ann Episkenew received the YWCA Regina Women of Distinction Award for Lifetime Achievement. She has received several mentions from the local media about her latest win.Here is a story written from Eagle Feather News about Jo-Ann's award.http://eaglefeathernews.com/education/index.php?detail=1083For more information about this story, please contact:Jeanelle...
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Open House Celebrates New IPHRC Website & Annual Report

IPHRC hosted our first open house to celebrate the launch of Transforming Indigenous Health Research... In a Good Way - The Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre 2013-14 Report, and our brand new website iphrc.ca. The open house was from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM and guests enjoyed snacks, tea and coffee and had a chance to catch-up while browsing through our...
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Dr. Jo-Ann Episkenew Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

IPHRC Director Dr. Jo-Ann Episkenew has been chosen as a recipient for the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction - Lifetime Achievement Award. According to YWCA Regina, the decision was made based on four main critieria the selection committee was looking for: the recipient must be a woman of influence, a woman of exceptional accomplishment, a woman of exemplary character, and a woman of...
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IPHRC Grad Student's Thesis Nominated for an Award

IPHRC is proud to announce that one of our Graduate Student Award winners in 2013-14, Jennifer Billan, has successfully defended her Master's thesis. Jennifer says it feels amazing and it wouldn’t have happened without the support she was given.“The support I’ve received from IPHRC, the university community and from the grandmothers have been really appreciative throughout...
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Episkenew Presents on Patient-Oriented Research

IPHRC Director Dr. Jo-Ann Episkenew presented "Building Wahkohtowin: Patient-Oriented Research, Reconciliation and Aboriginal Peoples' Health" at the Patient-Oriented Research (POR) Workshop on November 13th at the University of Saskatchewan. There were presentations by Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and POR experts. The workshop also included a panel discussion...
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IPHRC Staff Profile: Wendy Whitebear

Wendy Whitebear is a member of the White Bear First Nation. The majority of her work and volunteer activities has been focused on the betterment of First Nations communities, people, and youth. Whitebear developed and implemented programs and initiatives that pertain to the wellness, personal development, career and financial planning for First Nations people, community organizations and the...
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