Aurora College researcher part of Indigenous maternal health project

Dr. Pertice Moffitt, Aurora Research Institute Manager of Health Research Programs and instructor at Aurora College in Yellowknife, is part of a research team that has received over $800,000 in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. 

"Welcoming the Sacred Spirit" is a three-year collaborate project looking at Indigenous maternal health care in Canada. It aims to embrace and include Indigenous knowledge, values, teachings and stories. The project will be managed by the University of Manitoba and led by Dr. Kellie Thiessen and Katherine Whitecloud, a Traditional Knowledge Keeper of the Wipazoka Wakpa Dakota Nation. 

Congratulations to the research team!