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Marie Defago
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Master Student
Andreanne Robitaille
Aurora College/Aurora Research Institute; Manager/Instructor, Health Research Programs
Northwest TerritoriesCollaborating organization, University-based researcherEnd of life care, community health, collaboration in health and social services, interprofessional and intraprofessional collaboration
May Ly
University of Regina; Masters Student in Clinical Psychology
SaskatchewanStudentTrauma, institutional/systemic responses, rural mental health
Kaeleigh Brown
University of Alberta & GNWT; PhD Student & Physiotherapist
Northwest TerritoriesStudentHealth equity, rehabilitation, pelvic health, qualitative research, women’s health
Sarah Demedeiros
University of Alberta; Student
AlbertaStudentHealth Policy, Indigenous Health, Traditional Knowledge, Nutrition, Maternal & Child Health
Crystal Milligan
University of Toronto, PhD Candidate
Northwest TerritoriesStudentHealth systems, equity, storytelling, self-determination, access
Kaitlynn Dewhirst
Queens University, Student
Northwest TerritoriesStudentIntegrated Service Delivery, Health Equity, Integrated Knowledge Translation, Implementation Science
Laura Salmon
First Nations Health Programs, Director
YukonCollaborating organizationAcute Care, Mental Health, Remote, Representation, Reconciliation, Youth
Liris Smith
Yukon University; Scientific Director, SPOR Support Unit
YukonUniversity-based researcherCommunity based, Indigenous, rural and remote, population health and wellness
Shauna Kormendy
University of British Columbia; Doctoral Student
Yukon, Canada, British Columbia, AlaskaStudentIndigenous Health, Intergenerational Complex Trauma
Norma Kassi
Canadian Mountain Network; Co-Research Director
YukonElder or knowledge holderCommunity based Research-Youth Land Based Training
Sara Komarnisky
Aurora College; Research Chair, Health and Community
Northwest TerritoriesCollaborating organizationCommunity driven research (theory, method, and practice), northern child and family wellness, reconciliation
Priscilla Ferrazzi
University of Alberta; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
NunavutUniversity-based researcherResearch training, Indigenous research methods, law, health
Angela Mashford-Pringle
University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Waakebiness Institute for Indigenous Health; Assistant Professor/Associate Director
Ontario, CanadaCollaborating organization, University-based researcherCultural safety; language/cultural revitalization; justice-involved Indigenous peoples; Indigenous pedagogies; Indigenous health and social policies
Christina Chakanyuka
University of Victoria; PhD Student and Assistant Professor, Nursing
Northwest Territories and British Columbia, CanadaStudentIntergenerational Indigenous Nurse Community/Land-Based Mentorship