February 24, 2021

Annual General Meeting and Student Symposia

Event Summary

After COVID-19 related delays, the SK-IMN held is Annual General Meeting on February 24, 2021. Student scholarship and summer studentship recipients and their mentors were asked to present on their research (or research plans). An open Q and A followed. 

Thank you to summer students Hailee Vandale Roode (Nursing), Samantha Moore (Kinesiology), and Nola Halabiski (SUNTEP), and their mentors Dr. Holly Graham (Nursing), Dr. Heather Foulds (Kinesiology), and Dr. Carrie LaVallie (Indigenous Health, First Nations University). Additional thanks to graduate scholarship recipients Michelle Zinck and Tina Alexis for participating and sharing your work. 

Presentations are shared with permission below:

Tina Alexis: Reclaiming Dakelh Perspectives, Knowledge Systems, Cultural Values and Methodologies through Community Collaboration and Education


Dr. Heather Foulds and Samantha Moore: The Importance of Culture and Social Support in Health of Métis People


Annual Report

SK-IMN Manager, Allison Piché summarizes the 2019-2020 report and SK-IMN Principal Investigators discuss future plans for the Network.

The full report for 2019-2020 is available here.

Midterm Evaluation

Micheal Heimlick (Two Bridges Consulting) presents a summary of the SK-IMN Midterm Evaluation at the Annual General Meeting.

Interviews were conducted August to October 2020 which marked the end of year three (of five) of the Saskatchewan Indigenous Mentorship Network's funding (2019-2020 academic year). The report was completed for November 2020. You can read the full report here.

June 3, 2019

Annual General Meeting

Event Summary

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June 3, 2019 | Health Sciences Building, University of Saskatchewan

Our first Annual General Meeting was held in Year 2 (2018-2019) of the grant after we'd gotten our funding program off the ground and had hosted a few larger events. The event was livestreamed with participants able to join remotely via webex. 

It was a two part event, which include an update from Dr. Caroline Tait, the Nominated Principal Investigator, a summary of the Annual Report by Coordinator Allison Piché, and updates from various committees. This was followed by discussion groups who talked about Years 3-5 Planning. 

 Meeting Agenda

  1. Opening Prayer
  2. 2018-2019 Report
  3. Governance Model: Revised Committee Structure
  4. Year 3-5 Planning
    1. Sustainability
    2. Evaluation
    3. Web and other resources
    4. Annual Gathering 2019
  5. NEIHR application update and relationship with SK-IMN
  6. Closing