Racism Hurts: Exploring the Health Impacts of Anti-Indigenous Racism
Professor Yin Paradies and Cheryl Currie
February 22, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm PST 2:30 - 4:00 pm EST
Professor Yin Paradies is an Anglo-Asian-Aboriginal
Australian, descended from the Wakaya people. He is Chair
in Race Relations, and Indigenous Knowledges and Culture Coordinator at Deakin University in Australia. Yin conducts interdisciplinary research on the health, social and economic e ects of racism as well as anti-racism theory, policy and practice across diverse settings, including workplaces, schools, universities, housing, the arts, museums and healthcare.
Cheryl Currie has European white settler ancestry. She is the Associate Professor of Public Health and the Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AIHS) Translational Chair in Aboriginal Health & Well-being. Cheryl is a social epidemiologist by trainingand her research explores the upstream determinants of Aboriginal health, strength and resilience in Canada. She works in partnership with urban and rural Aboriginal communities
to examine health determinants, and to develop and evaluate interventions that address community-identi ed health needs for children, youth and adults.