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Sep 14, 2023
Speaker at Health Innovation and Transformation keynote imagines ‘thriving’ like her ancestors
When Dr. Sheri-Ann Daniels took to the stage at Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) she was clear that she wanted to do something different than simply share a slideshow. The Native Hawaiian said that the international event in Vancouver provided a safe space for Indigenous people that allows for “uncomfortability” in having difficult discussions.
Taking an introspective view of Indigenous health care, Dr. Daniels was vulnerable in sharing her fears with the audience about a topic she said is common.
“Am I Indigenous enough to speak to all of you today?” she asked, rhetorically.