Sharing the Stories of Indigenous-Led COVID Vaccine Clinics – Trent U

Sharing the Stories of Indigenous-Led COVID Vaccine Clinics – Trent U

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 20227 Views

August 4, 2022

Trent student researchers interviewed esteemed local Indigenous leaders about their success in helping implement 35 vaccination clinics specifically for Indigenous Peoples in the Peterborough/Nogojiwanong area

Trent University students had a “unique and amazing” opportunity to work with several prestigious local Indigenous leaders about their efforts to spearhead COVID-19 vaccination clinics specifically for Indigenous Peoples.

Through the INDG 3813Y (Indigenous Studies Research Methodology) course, taught by Dr. Lynne Davis, a professor in the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, 22 undergraduate students interviewed the leaders about their experiences collaborating with Peterborough Public Health (PPH). In these interviews, students studied how these leaders fought for the prioritization of Indigenous peoples, planned strategies, implemented culturally engaging clinics, addressed vaccine hesitancy and mobilized volunteers.

Read More: https://www.trentu.ca/news/story/33809

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