On June 2nd, the CRISM Atlantic node celebrated its first major event in New Brunswick –Research is Healing Mawio’mi (a hybrid event attended by 90+). Voices from community, front line health care professionals, academics and persons with lived and living experience met in a safe space to share, learn and discuss the impact of research within Indigenous communities and ways to create meaningful research collaborations.
Tara Pride and Dennis Wendt provide their introductions and share their personal backgrounds and experiences.
They discuss the concept of “Two-Eyed Seeing” or “Etuaptmumk,” which is important in indigenous communities, particularly in Mi’kma’ki and Unamaꞌki.
They highlight the significance of language and intention when discussing the integration of Indigenous and Western knowledge systems in academia.
The presenters share their experiences, successes, and challenges in their research and academic work, emphasizing the importance of addressing structural barriers and promoting institutional reform.
This panel discussion, moderated by Tara Pride, asks the panelists to
Panelists include Elder Chris Brooks, Bo Augustine, Torey Solomon, and Tamara Joseph.