Castleden and Lewis at the IMGS in Angers, France

HEC Lab director Dr. Heather Castleden, and Diana Lewis, PhD (ABD) are travelling to the University of Angers in Angers, France for the International Medical Geography Symposium (IMGS) to present their research from A’sek (Boat Harbour), Nova Scotia.

Diana Lewis will be presenting her work:
Combining Indigenous worldview and science to measure how land displacement and environmental dispossession are disproportionately effecting Indigenous communities globally.

Following this presentation, Heather Castleden, Diana Lewis, and Sheila Francis will be presenting:
(Don’t) Put it near the Indians: An integrative approach to implementing Indigenous and Western knowledge systems for investigating environmental health injustice in Canada.

For more information on the IMGS, and to see the full program of sessions and attendees, visit: http://www.irdes.fr/imgs2017/index.htm