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September 27, 2022
Pathways Forum: Nicole Redvers & Jonathan Rose on Bridging Indigenous Systems and Modern Science
Join us on Tuesday, September 27th at 12:00 p.m. ET in conversation with Nicole Redvers, co-founder of the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation, author of The Science of the Sacred: Bridging Global Indigenous Medicine Systems and Modern Scientific Principles, and faculty at the University of North Dakota. Nicole and Garrison Institute co-founder Jonathan F.P. Rose will discuss including indigenous voices in planetary health and the common good.
This is the Third of our Pathways to Planetary Health (PPH) Forum Summer 2022 series and focuses on the Common Good pathway. The Common Good is the underlying mutuality – a sense of shared trust and altruism – that we find in a functioning society, from which actions supporting planetary health grow. The Common Good is one necessary component of planetary health, but not singularly sufficient. Learn about all four pathways and other PPH events here.
This live webinar will be conducted on Zoom at 12:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. The webinar link will be emailed to participants within twenty-four hours of registration. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Dr. Nicole Redvers, ND, MPH, is a member of the Deninu K’ue First Nation in Denendeh (NWT, Canada) and has worked with Indigenous patients, scholars, and communities around the globe her entire career. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Department of Indigenous Health at the University of North Dakota where she helped develop and launch the first Indigenous health PhD program. Dr. Redvers is co-founder and current board chair of the Canadian charity the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation based in Yellowknife, NWT, providing traditional Indigenous-rooted land-based wellness supports to northerners. She has been actively involved at regional, national, and international levels promoting the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives in both human and planetary health research and practice. She is author of the trade paperback book titled, ‘The Science of the Sacred: Bridging Global Indigenous Medicine Systems and Modern Scientific Principles’.
Jonathan F.P. Rose’s business, public policy, and not-for-profit work focus on creating a more environmentally, socially, and economically responsible world. Jonathan and his wife Diana Calthorpe Rose are the co-founders of the Garrison Institute. He serves on its Board and leads its Pathways to Planetary Health program.
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