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Indigenous Health Sciences

Indigenous Health Sciences

Health sciences includes nursing, medicine, nutrition, and other health-related topics. Indigenous health science is based on Indigenous traditional health, ceremony, language, and connection to land.

This research guide is meant to highlight X̱wi7x̱wa's unique resources, and complement existing research guides:

National Collaborating Centre on Indigenous Health

The National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) is a fantastic place to start researching a topic related to Indigenous health sciences. You can search their publications on many different topics here.

The NCCIH is a national Indigenous organization established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange.

Selected Resources

BC-Based Organizations
National Organizations