Cost : FREE for BScN students & $20 for RNs, NPs
Vision: INAIG envisions more Indigenous representation and education in nursing and health-care settings to create safer and more inclusive and accessible spaces for members of Indigenous populations.
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 that 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 in 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 community
- To support allies to the Indigenous community
- To challenge racism, anti- Indigenous discrimination and colonialist structures to create an environment in healthcare that is a culturally safe space.
- To facilitate evidence informed nursing care that reflects the needs of the Indigenous population (First nations, Metis and Inuit).
- To advocate for Indigenous clients, significant others, friends, family members and be able to provide resources, support and knowledge for nurses, students and their communities.
2021 - 2022 INAIG Executive
Chair: Victoria Guido
Past Chair : Rachel Radyk
Policy and Political Action Officer: Chantal Byrnes Leadbeater
Social Media Executive Network Officer: Vikky Leung
Communications Executive Network Officer: vacant
Membership Executive Network Officer: Megan Kobzick
Indigenous Ally seat Executive Network Officer: Sarah Beanlands
Education & Research Executive Network Officer: Sara Williams