By Aaron Hemens Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Six universities across “B.C.” have partnered to embark on a research project that would bring a master’s of Indigenous nursing program to life, an initiative that is designed to address racism in the health-care industry, better support Indigenous health-care providers and meet the unique needs of communities by incorporating Indigenous knowledge into mainstream practice. “Reclaiming and Recovering Indigenous Knowledge in Graduate Nursing Education” is a collaborative effort between six schools of nursing: Thompson Rivers University, University of Victoria, Trinity Western University, University of Northern British Columbia and University of British Columbia Vancouver and Okanagan. The schools jointly received $683,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to develop and launch the project. In September, delegates from each school gathered in snpintktn (Penticton)
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