Indigenous Cultural Safety Course Summary

The Assembly of First Nations reported in 2007 that Aboriginals are 2.4 times more likely to smoke, 1.3 times more likely to be obese and 3 more times likely to have diabetes, compared… Continue reading

Stereotypes in my setting

Brainstorming for Water Painting

I bought some acrylic pouring medium in the aims of making a water-inspired painting. I want to combine abstract but also give the impression of a swim competition since I am a former… Continue reading

Aboriginal Health and Wabano

Please click the link to access the slides I used to present at the University of Ottawa, Masters of Population Health Conference: Connecting for Change 2015. I presented on the Aboriginal Health Access… Continue reading

Makayla Sault Case Review

“I am writing this letter to tell you that this chemo is killing my body and I cannot take it anymore,” Makayla Sault wrote to her doctors at the McMaster Children’s Hospital in… Continue reading

Wheelchair Exercise

On January 27th I participated in the Wheelchair Exercise put on my the SIM coordinators. From the lecture on Friday, it was suppose to sensitize me to the obstacles encountered by paraplegics and… Continue reading

Sitelle Cooking over an Open Fire

Mihály Csiíkszentmihályi, researcher on positive psychology at Claremont Graduate University, describes flow as focused motivation; a single-minded immersion. It represents “the ultimate experience in harnessing the emotions in the service of performing and… Continue reading

What’s Going on in Canada’s North? Documentary & Guest Speaker

Do you want to listen and meet an influential player in Canada’s government speaking on behalf of Aboriginal communities? Do you want to get a send of how mental health issues manifest themselves… Continue reading

Where have I gone?

No, I am not deceased. Since entering medical school I have been a little preoccupied. However, the art continues. I will do my best to upload some of the neat artistic creations I… Continue reading

DMesh – Selfie

I haven’t forgotten about you!