In our second summer series collection of connected conversations: a checkup on the state of Indigenous health. A thorough examination of how the Canadian health system can all too often operate against Indigenous well-being via ill-considered policies and practices. Featured voices this podcast include (in order of appearance):
• Mary Jane McCallum, professor of history at University of Winnipeg
• Dr. James Makokis, a Cree physician based in Alberta
• Dr. Lisa Richardson, clinician-educator, University of Toronto division of general internal medicine; joint strategic lead in Indigenous Health, U of T Faculty of Medicine
• Dr. Jason Pennington, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Scarborough General Hospital staff surgeon; joint strategic lead in Indigenous Health, U of T Faculty of Medicine
• Colleen Simard, writer/designer/filmmaker
• Conrad Prince, child health and welfare advocate
• Pam Palmater, Chair in Indigenous Governance, Ryerson University’s department of Politics and Public Administration
• Brock Pitawanakwat, Associate Professor of Indigenous Studies at York University
• Ken Williams, assistant professor with the University of Alberta’s department of drama.
• Amy Bombay, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University
• Danika Billie Littlechild, lawyer and international Indigenous rights advocate
• Robert Jago, writer/entrepreneur
// CREDITS: This episode was produced and edited by Stephanie Wood and Rick Harp. Creative Commons tracks in this episode include “Headway” and “Interception” by Kai Engel, “Isolated” by Kevin MacLeod, “Carnival” and “There are Places” by smallertide, “Comadreamers I” by Haunted Me, “Chalet” by Meydän, plus “A Perceptible Shift” and “A Human Being” by Andy G. Cohen.