March 19 & 20, 2014
The Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) is holding a two-day symposium on Conducting Research with Urban Aboriginal Peoples. Please share this information with any of your contacts who would benefit from learning the essentials of community-based research (CBR) with urban Aboriginal peoples.
Topics will focus on best practices for research development, design and dissemination, plus highlight strategies for putting policies and principles into practice.
- Dr. Amanda Sheppard - The Hospital for Sick Children
- Randy Jackson and Doe O'Brien - Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN)
- Dr. Margaret Robinson - Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH)
- Bernice Downey
- The Well Living House
- Rebeka Tabobondung - Indigenous Knowledge Network
Participants will gain a better understanding of the steps to initiating research with Aboriginal peoples, communities and agencies as well as develop tangible skills for working with Indigenous ethical research frameworks, specifically the:
- Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans; Chapter 9 - Research Involving the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples of Canada
- First Nations Information Governance Committee's Principles of OCAP: Ownership, Control, Access, and Possession
- Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centre's USAI Research Framework: Utility, Self-Voicing, Access, and Inter-rationality.
The symposium is designed to provide an Indigenous perspective on conducting research with urban Aboriginal peoples and is intended for students, academics, policy-makers, government agencies, and anyone interested or engaging in research involving Indigenous communities.
March 19 and 20, 2014 from 9 AM to 4 PM
Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, 16 Spadina Road
Fee includes lunch, refreshments and materials
A limited number of complimentary seats are available to Aboriginal students or Elders. Contact us for details.