Centre for Aboriginal Health Research

CAHR events

Learning Institute

We annually host week-long institutes on Aboriginal health. In 2015, we are planning for a learning institute in the early summer. If you're interested in learning more, contact us or subscribe to our e-newsletter.

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CAHR Speaker Series

Dr. Solomon Amuno from the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) will be speaking on health implications of harvesting traditional foods in former mining areas in Nunavut on March 30th. The 2014/2015 Speaker Series will be housed in the beautiful First Peoples House, located at the University of Victoria.

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Renewal of CAHR

The Centre for Aboriginal Health Research (CAHR) is pleased to announce that the Board of Governors at the University of Victoria approved the renewal of CAHR for the period 1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018.

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International Journal of Indigenous Health- Call for Papers

The IJIH, in collaborative partnership with the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), is pleased to announce a call for submissions for publication in the 2015 Special Thematic Issue on “Wellness-Based Indigenous Health Interventions”

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Get involved

Jon Rabeneck (centre right) has volunteered and worked as a research assistant with us. We support students through scholarships, graduate funding, volunteering, and internships. If you're interested, get in touch!

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Join us in working to improve Aboriginal health

Welcome and thank you for taking an interest in the centre and our work. We are dedicated to expanding wellbeing by building on strengths of Indigenous peoples, and welcome you to join us in sharing ideas, resources, and projects. 

We respectfully acknowledge the history, customs and culture of the Lekwungen and Saanich Nations on whose traditional lands our centre is housed. 

Through engagement with stakeholders in British Columbia, across Canada, and internationally, the Centre seeks to promote, facilitate and lead relevant and ethical health research that improves Aboriginal peoples’ health.

Dr. Charlotte Loppie, Centre Director

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