Mar. 20th, 2019
A three-year collaborative research project looking at Indigenous maternal health care in Canada has received a total of $810,901 in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
The project, titled Welcoming the ‘Sacred Spirit’, aims to embrace and include Indigenous knowledge, values, teachings and stories. Aurora Research Institute Manager of Health Research Programs and Aurora College instructor Dr. Pertice Moffitt is a co-investigator on the research project.
The project, however, will be managed by the University of Manitoba with the principal investigators being Assistant Professor Kellie Thiessen and Katherine Whitecloud, a Traditional Knowledge Keeper of the Wipazoka Wakpa Dakota Nation.
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