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Indigenous histories and the histories of science and medicine

Event #1193
Indigenous histories and the histories of science and medicine
When: 

Sunday, May 28, 2017

15:30 - 17:00
Where: 

TRSM 2-149

Series: 
Reconciliation event
Who can attend: 
General public
Language: 
English

This panel explores topics at the intersection between Indigenous history and the history of science and medicine in Canada. The Interwoven History of Mercury Poisoning in Ontario and Japan Adam Mosa Queen’s University “A Marvel of Nature and Industry”: Kitimat and the Global Aluminum Trade, Jordan Howell, Harvard University From Far and Wide: The Sioux Lookout Project, local needs, international scholars and Indigenous health research, Mary-Ellen Kelm, Simon Fraser University The Hudson’s Bay Company, the North West Company and the History of Health Care in the Canadian North after WWII, Kristin Burnett and Travis Hay, Lakehead University.

With financial support from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Aid for Interdisciplinary Sessions Fund.

Chair and commentator: Mary Jane McCallum, University of Winnipeg