COVID-19 Online Sharing Circle

Supported By

Hotıì ts’eeda
Category: 
Community / Patient Engagement
Knowledge Translation
Project Year: 
2020-21

Hotıì ts'eeda hosted an online interactive discussion on its Facebook page, featuring Northern Indigenous knowledge holders, about culturally-informed ways to stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The sharing circle was moderated by Dëneze Nakehk'o, a journalist, educator and facilitator. Dëneze is a member of the Lı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kųę First Nation.

Panel speakers 

  • Respected Tłı̨chǫ Elder Nora Wedzin from Behchokò;
  • Lianne Mantla-Look, a Tłı̨chǫ registered nurse and patient engagement specialist. Lianne is originally from Behchoko;̀
  • Dr. Nicole Redvers, originally from the Deninu K’ue First Nation, who is a doctor of naturopathic medicine and co-founder of the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation; and,
  • Jennie Vandermeer, a mental health and wellness advocate originally from Délįnę.