November 21, 2018

Gathering Knowledge: Working with Indigenous Communities

Research involving Indigenous People requires true community engagement, which takes time, a commitment, and an understanding of the history of Indigenous peoples' experience with research.

In light of this, this presentation will highlight important aspects of "doing research in a good way" with Indigenous People and will focus on the ethical guidelines found in Chapter 9: "Ethics regarding working with Indigenous people" in the Tri-Council Policy Statement on Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2).

Speaker: Sherri Pooyak, Co-Chair of the Health Research Ethics Board for Island Health; Community-Based Research Manager at Aboriginal HIV and AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre

Learning Objectives: -To understand the ethical considerations of engaging with Indigenous communities. -To understand the role of Health Research Ethics Boards in community-based research collaborations.

Part of Island Health’s Knowledge-to-Action Month 2018 – showcasing the importance of putting evidence into practice to improve care and outcomes.