Cultural Safety and COVID-19: A Webinar with Harley Eagle
Overview: Please review the video above and the supplementary material attached to move forward along this Cultural Safety learning journey. Our hope is that this helps you play a key role in offering a positive welcome to Indigenous Peoples at all Island Health vaccination clinics.
- Develop a basic understanding of colonialism’s impact on health care and health outcomes for Indigenous people in Canada
- Learn how trauma from previous pandemics effects Indigenous communities and how health care settings can trigger negative reactions in Indigenous patients
- Get tips on how to respectfully welcome and engage with Indigenous patients
- Access resources for further developing an understanding of Indigenous culture and ways of knowing
About the Presenter: Harley Eagle is Dakota and Anishinabe, and a member of Whitecap Dakota First Nation. He is an acclaimed international speaker and conflict management practitioner with experience in areas that include: social justice, dismantling systemic racism and trauma informed practice. Harley holds a Masters of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Management.
First Peoples' of B.C. (Interactive Map)
Residential Schools in Canada: A Timeline (Video, 5 mins)
Divisions of Family Practice Cultural Safety Resources (Web site)