Embedding Indigenous Knowledge, Traditional Healing Practices and Cultural Safety & Humility into Healthcare Planning and Project Delivery

November 8, 2023 9:00am

Andrew Koscielniak, R. Kin, MA
Director, N’doo’owe Binesi, Indigenous Health
St. Joseph’s Hospital

  • Building a health system that honours traditional health and holistic wellness practices of Indigenous Peoples
    • Developing a framework to guide the organization and improve the healthcare experience for Indigenous clients
    • Integrating practices into the built environment—through sacred spaces, healing gardens, art installations
  • Creating culturally safe environments and healthcare services and initiatives that respond to the unmet needs of Indigenous clients