Led by Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle, this three-day land-based course will provide TRANSFORM HF members with the opportunity to learn from Indigenous Elders, Knowledge Keepers, and Indigenous peoples with lived experience of heart failure.
Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, the 3Ps (power, privilege, and positionality), the continuum of cultural safety, and the importance of active listening and self-reflection. Dr. Mashford-Pringle will also introduce and discuss historic and contemporary issues that underpin anti-Indigenous racism in healthcare.
By removing the focus from titles and experiences, land-based learning opens us to new ways of learning and encourages us to see each other as equals. This type of learning allows us, as individuals, to contribute to the well-being of the broader group.
Learning on the land also provides a soothing and relaxing space for contemplating emotionally heavy topics, such as inter- and intra-generational trauma, cycles of violence, experiences with non-Indigenous health professionals, and the power, privilege, and position we hold in our work environment.
Through cooking, cleaning, living, and learning together over three days, participants of On the Land can expect to forge deep relationships with each other and with the land – something not possible in a typical office environment.
On the Land attendees can expect to:
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