8:30am - 5:00pm
Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown (1128 West Hastings Street), Vancouver, BC

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Workshop

Planting the Seeds: Insights for Researchers Interested in Working with Indigenous People

Resources from this workshop: https://bcsupportunit.ca/resources/planting-seeds-resources-working-ind…

TWO DAY WORKSHOP: MARCH 21 and 22, 2019

  • Free of charge
  • Breakfasts and lunches provided

This 2 day workshop will be of value to researchers interested in working with Indigenous people on their patient-oriented research (POR) projects.

The hotel bedroom block deadline has now passed, but there are many options available in the area.

Upon completing this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Define and understand the meaning of the concepts of power, privilege and ownership.
  • Self-reflect on how power, privilege and ownership impact research with Indigenous people. 
  • Have an increased understanding of  Indigenous and Western worldviews.
  • Apply principles of Indigenous research (OCAP and 4 R’s).
  • Increase your self-awareness and cultural safety abilities.

Facilitator bios are available here.

Contact Belinda Jampoh at the BC SUPPORT Unit Hub for more information.


Workshop agenda:

Day 1: March 21, 2019

8:30 Breakfast

9:00 Opening

  • Setting the stage for the workshop – healing journey
  • Introduction Circle

Break

  • 3 “Module” Circles:
  1. Colonial History/Power & Privilege – What are you stepping in to? Effects of past research and statistics

12:00 Lunch

  1. Indigenous and Western World Views: Ethical Space/Two-Eyed Seeing/OCAP (ownership, control, access, possession)/Four R’s (respect, reciprocal, relevance, responsibility), Chapter 9, Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action

Break

  1. Self-Awareness Exercise/Cultural Safety – addressing stereotypes

Closing

Day 2: March 22, 2019

8:30 Breakfast

9:00 Opening

  • Reflection Circle

Break

  • Role of Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being in Research – including food and protocol, elders – Indigenous research methodologies

12:00 Lunch

  • Role of Advocates both Western and Indigenous

Break

  • Discussion of Experiences in Barriers and Facilitators – logistics i.e., agendas, including elders

Closing