Joint Collaborative Committees

Registration is required and although the sessions are connected, physicians do not need to attend all five.

All webinars are scheduled from 5 to 6:30 pm.

Session 1: Setting the tone and building trust – November 10th, 2022

Key Speaker and Series Host: 

Harley Eagle, MA.


  • Welcome, land/territory acknowledgment, and a word about Indigenous Protocols
  • Overview of the purpose of these sessions and explanation of the Circle/Wheel process
  • Introductions (small group exercise)
  • What is Cultural Safety and Cultural Humility and why is there a focus on Indigenous Cultural Safety
  • Connecting Indigenous Cultural Safety, its learning journey/process to addressing larger systemic issues we face in society
  • Time for participant reflections, comments & questions
  • Closing

Session 1 is now available for viewing online here

Session 2: Hearing our history and stories – December 8th, 2022

Key Speaker: 

N’alag̱a / Ḵ’áw kuuna

(Avis O’Brien)


  • What is Indigenous Cultural Safety and why is it focused on Indigenous Peoples in BC?

Session 2 is now available for viewing online here

Session 3: Digging for the root and connecting dots – January 12th, 2023

Key Speaker: 

Dr. Rahul Gupta

Agenda includes:

  • Somatic Regulation: Exploring Cultural Safety from the Inside Out

Session 3 is now available for viewing online here

Session 4: Finding a way forward together – February 9th, 2023

Key Speakers

Dr. Dana Hubler

Harley Eagle, MA

Agenda includes:

  • Shared presentation by Dr. Dana Hubler and series host, Indigenous Cultural Safety consultant Harley Eagle. The presentation will focus on the themes of allyship, co-journeying, and communities of practice in the context of Indigenous Cultural Safety.

Session 4 is now available for viewing online here

Session 5: Tying it all together and continued support – March 9th, 2023


Dr Terri Aldred

Dr Raymond Chaboyer

Dr David Tu

Agenda includes:

  • Hear from a panel of Indigenous physicians who are leaders within the province for their individual Indigenous Culture Safety (ICS) practices and the direction they give in promoting health and healing for Indigenous communities and patients
  • Panelists will provide insight into their own experiences of striving to practice in culturally safe ways as physicians and what they see as opportunities currently before us to address the growing interest and urgency around Truth and Reconciliation, Trauma Informed Practice (TIP), and Indigenous Specific Racism.
  • A selection of resources will also be provided to assist physicians in their ICS journey.

Session 5 is now available for viewing online here