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A Talk with Amy Nahwegahbow

Date:
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time:
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location:
Social Science Centre (SSC)
Room: 6210
Cost:
Free

A Talk with Amy Nahwegahbow

Amy Nahwegahbow, Senior Research Advisor, First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC)

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
SSC 6210

The First Nations Studies Program is pleased to host Ms. Amy Nahwegahbow, Senior Research Advisor, First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) for our Indigenous Speakers Series on March 19, 2019. Amy, who has extensive experience in conducting epidemiological research with First Nations, is Anishinaabefrom Whitefish River First Nation just south of Sudbury, Ontario. Amy is coming to share her experience about the important work of FNIGC.
FNIGC conducts unique data-gathering initiatives that results in culturally relevant portraits of the lives of First Nations people and the communities they live in. FNIGC recognizes that quality information —information that is collectedby First Nations people for First Nations people—has the power to change lives by influencing knowledge-based decision-making and inspiring effective policy and programs for all First Nations Communities.
Ms. Nahwegahbowwill share her knowledge about the ethics of research with First Nations, how the FNIGC ensures that the OCAP™ Principle is applied to all of the research they sanction, the importance of maintaining First Nation data sovereignty,and how research agreements are negotiated with researchers.

First Nations Studies Speaker Series

Host:
First Nations Studies Program
Contact:
First Nations Studies Program
fnsmain@uwo.ca
Event Type:


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