During COVID-19: A Time to Pause

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Join a CBRCanada Live Discussion on what it means to pause in community-based research, from an Indigenous perspective and worldview

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A CBRCanada Live Discussion: During COVID-19: A Time to Pause

January 27, 2021, 12:00-1:15pm EST

A week following the webinar, "During COVID-19: A Time to Pause", CBRCanada invites members to participate in a live discussion and explore how to integrate webinar learnings. Webinar presenters will ask questions for participants to discuss in small groups. The event will end with a big group discussion and everything will be recorded live in a Google doc. We will reflect, problem solve and support each other as we grapple with these important issues raised during the webinar.

This Fall and Winter 2021-2022, CBRCanada is linking webinars with live discussions on the theme of community-based research and COVID-19. If you missed the webinar live, you can also watch the webinar recording (posted here), which will be posted before the live discussion.


• Dr Shaun Hains, Saybrook University

SHAUN HAINS PhD. is an Indigenous and Native Canadian in the Department of Social Transformation at Saybrook University. Her doctoral work earned her the Emory L. Cowen Dissertation Award from the Society for Community Research and Action, Division 27 of the American Psychology Association in 2002. Her doctoral research guided 100% of Indigenous high school students to remain in school while also serving as a working example of successful Indigenous research methods. She received the National Aboriginal Teacher of the Year Award from the Canadian Teachers’ Federation in 2013 and the Aboriginal Teacher of the Year Award from the Alberta Teachers’ Association in 2012. Her definition of Indigenous research from this study was shared and later published by the Social Sciences and Research Council of Canada’s in their summary paper, SSHRC’s dialogue on research and Aboriginal peoples.” She served as a member of the Aboriginal Ethics Working Group developed by the Canadian Institute for Health Research responsible for developing the Ethical Guidelines for Research involving Indigenous People. In February 2015 she was invited to lead the protection of Cultural Knowledge at the Working Together Conference at Simon Fraser University. In January of 2018, she was recognized by the Women’s Office of the American Psychology Association as an Inspiring Woman of Color among others for her work in Psychology, within this recognition for her work in Ethics and Research.

A member of the Métis Nation of Alberta with Algonquin, Iroquois, Sioux, Dené, Anishinaabe, descent after growing up in the wilderness of Northern Ontario, Canada, she began to lead both as an academic and a hereditary chief for the wisdom of the land was needed in February of 2015.

This CBRCanada live discussion is part of a 8 part series: Community-Based Research & COVID-19: Addressing Widening Inequities and Amplifying Community-based Visions for Change.

A zoom link will be sent out prior to the event. Access will also be available via eventbrite***

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The CBRCanada Team

***This event is for CBRCanada members only. If you are employed, studying, or affiliated with any CBRCanada member institution, you are already considered a member. If you are unsure if your institution is covered, learn more here. Individuals whose institution is not on this list are welcome to register as an an individual member. We value community participation and have a free membership option for registered community mobilizers.

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