The Yellowhead Institute has compiled advice from Dr. Alika Lafontaine, an Oji-Cree-Poly award-winning physician, to facilitate discussion and conversation with families in Indigenous communities. The brief focuses on protecting Elders and on communicating methods and reasons for self-isolation, within a context of cultural understanding through the COVID-19 pandemic. Information applies to Indigenous families and communities.
Download the 3 page PDF brief or read the content on the site page.
How to use this resource:
Discuss the tone and content of the brief. How is it designed to make family conversations easier for individuals and groups?
Consider how the information has been distilled and whether content could be added as pertains to local population.
Use the tools and ideas to incorporate cultural understanding in conversations with Indigenous families and communities around COVID-19.
Follow the link on the site for more Indigenous-Specific COVID-19 Resources. Explore the extensive content there.