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A Conversation with Dr. Christopher Horsethief

October 26, 2022 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Faculty of Health and Social Development is pleased to welcome Dr. Horsethief for a conversation with members of our campus community. Dr. Horsethief will present on the connection between collective trauma, culture, language and Indigenous conceptualizations of health. Dr. Horsethief draws from his expertise, research and community health research projects to explain the importance of community-led partnerships, by and with, Indigenous communities.

Students, faculty and are invited to learn about respectful and necessary considerations to be embedded within healthcare services, teaching practices, research, and professional and personal spaces.

In preparation for this conversation, please view the video Colonization and Indigenous Resilience.

About Dr. Christopher Horsethief

Christopher Horsethief is an organizational theorist that leads language revitalization efforts by incorporating proven second language acquisition strategies into the perpetuation of ancient languages. His app development, governance consulting work, and leadership endeavours combine key constituents of his education. Together the economics of social capital, theories of learning and complex systems offer new strategies for old problems.


October 26, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am


Engineering, Management, and Education Building (EME)
1137 Alumni Ave
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
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Registration/RSVP Required
Event Type
Presentation, Talk/Lecture
Culture and Diversity, Health, Indigenous, Personal and Professional Development, Student Learning
Faculty, Staff, Students