- Jun 07 2021
- 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Sterilization: Racism in Indigenous Health
Indigenous Health Nursing Research Program is pleased to be hosting Senator Yvonne Boyer to present on her research: Sterilization: Racism in Indigenous Health
Everyone welcome! Please join June 7th, 2021 from 10:00 - 11:15 am (PST)
Presenter Biography: Senator Yvonne Boyer is a member of the Métis Nation of Ontario with her ancestral roots in Ireland, the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan, the Red River and with the Turtle Mountain Chippewa. With a background in nursing, including in the operating room, she has over 21 years of experience practicing law and publishing extensively on the topics of Indigenous health and how Aboriginal rights and treaty law intersects on the health of First Nations, Metis and Inuit people. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Law Society of Saskatchewan and received her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan, and her Master of Laws and Doctor of Laws from the University of Ottawa. In 2013, she completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship with the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre at the University of Regina. She is a former Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and Wellness at Brandon University.