Being First: Stepping Forward with Courage and Humility
Indigenous Speaker Series is a series of insightful talks given by Indigenous scholars, innovators, Elders, activists, storytellers and makers. These events are an occasion to learn about the perspectives of Indigenous peoples and to engage with speakers on issues impacting our communities.
First Speaker in the Series is Dr. Cornelia (Nel) Wieman, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for the First Nations Health Authority in British Columbia. Canada’s first Indigenous woman psychiatrist, Dr. Wieman has more than 20 years’ clinical experience, working with Indigenous people in both rural/reserve and urban settings. Dr. Wieman has served as the President of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada since 2016. She holds faculty appointments at Simon Fraser University, the University of British Columbia and McMaster University. She is Anishinaabe (Little Grand Rapids First Nation, Manitoba).
Being First: Stepping Forward with Courage and Humility Date: January 20, 2022 Time: 2:30 pm
This series is co-presented by Indigenous Education Services and the Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre. Click here to sign up for this online event.