Research Training

Wellness Wheel offers several training modules for Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals, communities, organizations, researchers and their teams seeking to engage in Indigenous research. 

Introductory Modules

Miyo-Pimastawin (In a Good Way): Engaging in the Research Relationship with Indigenous Communities

  • The Colonial Context
  • The Culturally Responsive Framework
  • Indigenous Research
  • Ethics and Policy 
    • Historical context of Indigenous health 
    • Examination of policies and frameworks guiding research with Indigenous communities such as the Cultural Responsiveness Framework (FSIN, 2013), OCAP®, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action (2015), Tri-Council Policy Statement Chapter 9 and; Saskatchewan Métis Research and Data Governance Principles
  • Engaging with Indigenous Communities 
    • Identify ways to establish authentic relationships with Indigenous Peoples
    • Introduction to protocols at the individual level, the professional level (staff, health resources, tribal councils and organizations) and political level (Chief and council)

This module introduces Indigenous Health research for clinicians, faculty, researchers, health care providers, students, research and health organizations, and strives to facilitate increased competency and cultural response to Indigenous health research