Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Roundtable Discussion


October 18, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre is the first health centre in Canada to create a Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) Legacy Space. In honour of Secret Path Week, they will host a virtual round table discussion of the Secret Path film, the ongoing legacy of residential schools, Indigenous resilience, and reconciliation.   

Moderated by Indigenous Patient Navigator, Roberta Manitowabi, and Chief of Oncology and Legacy Space champion Dr. Matthew Follwell, this panel discussion will include: Mike Downie, co-founder and Board Member of DWF and co-creator of the Secret Path project; Stuart Coxe, journalist, filmmaker, producer of the Secret Path film, and DWF Board Secretary; Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, teacher, advocate, champion of Indigenous rights, and founder of the Ontario Native Women’s Association; and Yvonne Brunelle, MSW and registered Psychotherapist, and co-developer of the Trauma Recovery program at Enaahtig Healing Lodge. Join us on Microsoft Teams Live Monday, October 18th from 12:00pm to 1:30pm ET.