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Global Indigenous Mental Health Symposium

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:15pm

Location: Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
16 Spadina Road
Toronto, Ont.

This symposium will bring together the perspectives of researchers from around the world whose interest focuses on Indigenous mental health. Moderated by Dr. Masood Zangeneh and Dr. David Danto, (University of Guelph-Humber, Psychology) the panel of 20 representatives from diverse nations will address questions related to culture, challenge and resilience, to share how Indigenous communities around the world support the mental health of their members. The anticipated edited volume: Indigenous Mental Health: A Global Perspective (Danto and Zangeneh Eds.) is expected to be a corollary to this visit.

Traditional Ceremony, Chief Stacey LaForme & Arlene Faries

Moderators, Dr. David Danto & Dr. Masood Zangeneh

Symposium Panelists:

Dr. Maria Beldie De Alcantara, Brazil
Dr. Tera Beaulieu, Canada
Ms. LaVerne Demientieff, United States
Dr. Victoria Grieves, Australia
Ms. Jocelyn Jones, Australia
Dr. Maria Kozlova, Russia
Dr. Chris Low, England
Dr. Iris Manor-Binyamini, Israel
Dr. Gwynyth Marshall Øverland, Norway
Dr. Kahu McClintock, New Zealand
Ms. Rachel McClintock, New Zealand
Ms. Anastasia Peshkovskaya, Russia
Dr. Allison Reeves, Canada
Dr. Sipra Sagarika, India
Dr. Chinmayi Sarma, India
Dr. Suzanne Stewart, Canada
Mr. Tody Sasmitha Jiwa Utama, Indonesia
Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux, Canada
Dr. Havatzelet Yahel, Israel
Dr. Jorge Yamamoto, Peru


Register by March 14