About the presentation 

This presentation was developed by the Indigenous and non-Indigenous students that comprise the Indigenous Health Interest Group (IHIG) at Dalhousie University. The presentation serves as an introductory lecture to the health and history of Indigenous peoples in Canada. 

Topics discussed in the presentation:

  • Indigenous, Aboriginal, First Nations, Metis and Inuit Terminology 
  • Status 
  • Indian Act 
  • Residential Schools
  • Sixties Scoop 
  • Health Disparities 
  • Social Determinants of Health 
  • Research On and With Indigenous peoples 
  • Two-Eyed Seeing 
  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

The IHIG can tailor the presentation to an individual group's needs by adjusting length and content covered. The presentation is suitable for high school and university students, community health organizations/professionals, and university staff and faculty. 

If you are interested in having the IHIG deliver this presentation, or if you would like more information, please contact us using the link on the left of this page.