CDTRP Special interview with Dr. Caroline Tait for the National Indigenous History Month
To commemorate the 2022 National Indigenous History Month, CDTRP Communications Manager Stéphanie, met with Dr. Caroline Tait to discuss her recent publication in International Journal of Circumpolar Health: “Challenges facing Indigenous transplant patients living in Canada: exploring equity and utility in organ transplantation decision-making“
Caroline Tait holds a PhD in medical anthropology from McGill University and is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Tait is a member of the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan and grew up in a small Métis community in central Saskatchewan. With Dr. Michael Moser, Dr. Tait established the Saskatchewan First Nation and Métis Organ Donation and Transplantation Network made up of Knowledge Keepers, persons with lived experience, researchers, physicians, and students.
Listen to the full interview below.
June is National Indigenous History Month
The CDTRP seeks to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in all of its activities, including research, education and career development, patient, family and donor partnerships, and network management. During this month, take time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples across Canada.
The CDTRP is hosted by the University of Alberta, which respectfully acknowledges that it is located on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional gathering place for diverse Indigenous peoples including the Cree, Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, Inuit, and many others whose histories, languages, and cultures continue to influence our vibrant community.