Navigating Jurisdiction in Human Rights: an eye to health and mental health
September 18, 2019
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Jurisdiction in Canada is a major issue challenging to access and realization of human rights. Join us to dig in and explore pathways.

About this Event

A major challenge to the fulfillment of human rights for Indigenous people in Canada is to address the barriers in place as a result of federal and provincial jurisdiction. At this event, we will unearth the barriers that community faces in accessing health and mental health supports as well as explore the possibilities for navigating the barriers.

Programming will include presentations and discussions with:

  • Indigenous Services Canada, Jordan’s Principle
  • Alberta Human Rights Commission
  • Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • Alberta Health Advocate
  • Alberta Mental Health Advocate
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Apiistamiiks White Buffalo Trailblazers

Co-Sponsored by:

  • WGST 2600 [Activism and Advocacy], University of Lethbridge
  • Support Network for Academics of Colour Plus (SNAC+)
  • Apiistamiiks White Buffalo Trailblazers

Funding provided by:

  • Anti-Racism Grant, Government of Alberta
  • Government of Canada
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