All posts tagged: Aboriginal Health

Renowned Artist Donates Artwork Proceeds to Indigenous Health

Renowned Artist Donates Artwork Proceeds to Indigenous Health

“My people will sleep for one hundred years, but when they awake, it will be the artists who give them their spirit back” – Louis Riel Sioux Artist Maxine Noel has generously donated proceeds from her ‘Spirit of the Woodlands’ art collection to Dignitas International’s Indigenous Health Partners Program. Maxine was first introduced to Dignitas’

Q&A: Dr. Alika Lafontaine on the way forward for Indigenous health in Canada

Q&A: Dr. Alika Lafontaine on the way forward for Indigenous health in Canada

We recently caught up with Dr. Alika Lafontaine, an Indigenous physician of Cree and Anishinaabe heritage. Dr. Lafontaine is the President of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada and lectures across the country about the impact of bias, discrimination and racism on patient care, and why addressing these issues lie at the core of improving