Knowledge Resources & Publications


Webinar - Pathways to Indigenous health – Treaty relations and the politics of life

March 2024

Webinar description

This webinar examines treaty relations and the politics of life, including:

  • the history of healthcare provisions in the numbered treaties as well as contemporary issues surrounding them,
  • the social and political dimensions of “health” care in Canada, and
  • critical Indigenous policy developments relating to treaty and health.

Series description

Pathways to Indigenous health is a series of webinars hosted by the NCCIH. Between September 2023 and April 2024, this series of webinars will explore a variety of topics related to the health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples. The series intends to strengthen the links between knowledge, policy, and practice, by supporting the educational journeys of healthcare workers, public health audiences, and beyond.


Dr. Gina Starblanket is Cree and Saulteaux and a member of the Star Blanket First Nation in Treaty 4 territory.

Dr. Starblanket is an associate professor with the School of Indigenous Governance at the University of Victoria. Her research focuses on Indigenous political life and takes up questions relating to decolonization, gender, Indigenous feminism, treaty implementation, and relationality.

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