Category Indigenous Health

Nothing about us without us: An Inuk reply to exploitive research

Julie Bull articulates the duty of researchers to ensure ethical and responsible conduct of research with Inuit in light of recent media attention regarding skin graft experiments that occurred on Inuit in the 1970s.

Don’t remand pregnant people or primary caregivers

Jaime Burnet and Martha Paynter advocate for ending the practice of pre-trial imprisonment of pregnant people, primary caregivers of young children, and primary caregivers of people with disabilities

Canada’s Biggest Health Problem: Indigenous Health

Alison Reiheld calls attention to André Picard’s assertion that Indigenous health is currently the most urgent issue in Canada.

Analytics and the Prevention of Suicide

Greg Horne describes how data on social media can be used to identify and concentrate resources on groups who are at risk of suicide.

Water, Health, & Social Justice

Shawn H.E. Harmon and Janice E. Graham advocate for a public interest approach to the governance of water.

The dirt on ‘clean’ energy: #MakeMuskratRight

Debbie Martin criticizes large-scale industrial and energy developments, such as the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project, that are threatening Indigenous territory.

A Call to Action: Improve Indigenous Health

Alain Beaudet shares an excerpt of his speech, given at last week’s annual Forum of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, which outlines research priorities for indigenous health.