Cost: FREE for BScN students & $20 for RNs, NPs
Vision: More Indigenous representation and education in nursing and healthcare settings to create safer, more inclusive, and accessible spaces for Indigenous Peoples.
Mission: To advocate for nursing practice that follows the Truth and Reconciliation calls to action, foster environments free of racism and anti-Indigenous discrimination and promote culturally safe health care.
Resolution statement: An interest group for Indigenous nurses, nurses caring for Indigenous clients and nurses who strive to educate others on issues for Indigenous clients and health care providers.
This group aims to equip providers with the tools to advocate for change through the use of evidence-informed as well as culturally safe practices.
- To support reconciliation and the TRC calls to action
- To support the Indigenous communities
- To support allies to the Indigenous community
- To challenge racism, anti-Indigenous discrimination and colonialist structures to create a culturally safe environment in healthcare.
- To facilitate evidence-informed nursing care that reflects the needs of the Indigenous population (First Nations, Métis and Inuit).
- To advocate for Indigenous clients, significant others, friends, and family members and be able to provide resources, support and knowledge for nurses, students and their communities.
2023 - 2024 INAIG Executive - As of October 30, 2023
Chair: Victoria Guido
Past Chair: Rachel Radyk
Policy and Political Action Officer: Maggie Copeland
Social Media Executive Network Officer: Alicia Gonzalez
Communications Executive Network Officer: Samantha Holmes
Membership Executive Network Officer: Michelle Kakegamic
Finance Executive Network Officer: Amy Wright
Indigenous Ally seat Executive Network Officer: Vacant
Education & Research Executive Network Officer: Sara Williams
Workplace Liaison: Marcie Patterson