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McMaster University Medical Center
Farncombe Atrium, Blue Section, 3rd Floor

Presentation by BERNICE DOWNEY, RN, PhD Medical Anthropologist, Indigenous Health Lead Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University

Title of Presentation: ‘As the Crow Flies’: Making Space for Culturally Relevant Research Collaboration with Indigenous People

NRIG is very pleased to present this special guest lecture by Dr. Bernice Downey. Dr. Downey is a woman of Ojibwe and Celtic heritage, a mother and a grandmother. She is a medical anthropologist with research interests in health, health literacy and Indigenous Traditional knowledge and health/research system reform for Indigenous populations. Bernice is currently cross-appointed to the School of Nursing and Department of Psychiatry and Neuro-Behavioural Sciences and is the Indigenous Health Lead for the Faculty of Health Science at McMaster University.

NRIG Members: $40/person Non NRIG Members: $50/person

The evening will include a tapas dinner, guest lecture presentation, acknowledgement of the 2018 NRIG Scholarship and Grant Recipients and business of the Annual General Meeting. The deadline to register is Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm

To register for this event: For more information, please contact Barbara Chyzzy, NRIG Chair at