Join the conversation - Introduction to Métis Nation British Columbia

December 6, 2023

Presented by Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), in partnership with the Joint Collaborative Committees, gain an understanding of the rich history of the Métis and the programs and services that are provided by MNBC. 

Learn about MNBC's role in health care delivery within British Columbia, including the relationship with the First Nations Health Authority and other health authorities, and the unique cultural safety considerations when working with Métis patients in healthcare settings.

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The Joint Collaborative Committees (JCCs) have prioritized partnering with Indigenous communities and are committed to walking with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples on our collective journey to ensure Indigenous patients have access to culturally safe health care in BC.

In an effort to align with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, The Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and British Columbia’s In Plain Sight Report, we ground our journey in the meaningful relationships with continue to build with Indigenous communities, Elders and Knowledge Keepers, the Ministry of Health, and the First Nation Health Authority and BC’s other health authorities.

There is no simple fix for the systemic racism that exists in health care but we are committed to adopting a process of constant learning, educating, and evolving.

Key Speaker

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Tanya Davoren

Executive Director, Health | Mental Health & Harm Reduction | Elders & Veterans Wellness | Ministry of Health | Mental Health & Addictions | Elders