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Catching Up With Our Graduate Students: Cassandra Wajuntah

What does IPHRC's financial and other support mean to you?IPHRC's financial support and mentorship has been a huge help. I received some funding from IPHRC for both my Master's and PhD, which provided me with the support I needed to continue my graduate studies. To me, it really demonstrates that Indigenous health research is both valued and important. When you're struggling...
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Report: Trafficking of Aboriginal Women and Girls

Dr. Yvonne Boyer, who completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship with IPHRC in 2012, released a report along with Peggy Kampouris which revealed that Aboriginal women are "easy prey for human traffickers."The report focuses on trafficking of Aboriginal women and girls in the sex trade which involves methods of recruitment by family and gang members.According to the report, "the topics of...
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Catching Up With Our Graduate Students: Jennifer Billan

What does IPHRC’s financial and other support mean to you?IPHRC’s support has been extremely helpful not only financially but they have helped me network with other community-based researchers across Canada through different conferences. Their support has been tremendous throughout my graduate degree.How important is that type of funding for students such as yourself?This funding is...
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IPHRC Researcher Caroline Tait Op-Ed: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women

One of our researchers, Dr. Caroline Tait, wrote an opinion editorial about the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Tait also provided CBC with her perspective, calling the issue "a social-enviromental disaster." To view the CBC story, please click here. Caroline Tait - Opinion Editorial Did we lose the Canadian that would have cured cancer? The brutal murder in...
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Catching Up With Our Graduate Students: Serene Smyth

How has IPHRC’s financial and other support mean to you?Financially, it meant I could concentrate on my research, and I could spend time volunteering in my community when I wasn’t doing my research since I didn’t have to hold down a job to make ends meet while I was doing my research. In other regards, I was able to travel with the other fellow IPHRC students to conferences. We...
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Welcome! Highschool Students Assist with IPHRC Research Projects

Two Regina high school students, Olivia Saulteaux and Randall Chartrand, each worked on a research project at IPHRC for the duration of the summer. Dustin Brass supervised the two students who each researched a topic that lead to a presentation from their overall findings."A key focus is to build capacity with First Nations youth, so the youth have a strong sense of being apart of the...
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Catching Up With Our Graduate Students: Deanna Bickford

Tell me about your research project?My research is about the winter counts by looking at using Indigenous methodologies to see if winter counts are a historical type of communication for the Dakota people and I’m looking at youth perceptions about health.How has IPHRC supported you in your research?IPHRC funded my first two years of my PhD program by helping me by link up with people that...
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IPHRC Research Affiliate's Book is #1 bestseller on Amazon in Native American History

IPHRC Research Affiliate, James Daschuk’s book Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life is the #1 bestseller on Amazon in Native American History. Daschuk and the University of Regina Press have won nine awards in total for this groundbreaking book.The four awards from the Saskatchewan Book Awards include the Non-Fiction Award, Regina Book Award,...
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