By understanding my own and their culture and how to operate within that culture provides this base from which it is more sensible and often easier to reflect upon the cultural safety of others.
Cultural safety involves reorienting the training of health professionals, incorporating ethnic/cultural sensitivity and cultural competence; and, importantly, promotes a critical understanding of colonial structures and their impact on current health care practices and their consequences for First Nation, Inuit, Métis, Urban Aboriginal community members.
As a collaborative, participatory, and community-based program, we are committed to the active engagement of members of the urban Aboriginal community and their institutions. As a project undertaken with Aboriginal communities, we are also committed to the active engagement of members of the urban Aboriginal community and their institutions. We are also committed to adopting, as appropriate, Indigenous methodologies.
The key objectives of the research project are:
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