Working with Indigenous Communities and Families and IDD

Co-Lead: Sue Sterling-Bur, PhD Candidate, Vice President – Students, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

Co-Lead: Dr. Rheanna Robinson, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Indigenous Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, First Nations Studies, University of Northern BC

Indigenous peoples have much to teach when it comes to conceptualizing effective and meaningful practices of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Through respectful, reciprocal, relevant, and responsible relationship building, the Indigenous Research Stream will mobilize how Indigenous knowledge, traditions, and teachings have the potential to broaden contemporary understandings of inclusion in Canada, and around the world.