Decolonizing Indigenous birth work and reproductive health

Miranda Kelly (Tilyen)

For Indigenous women, childbirth has been a site of ongoing colonization. Miranda Kelly, Director of Indigenous Women and Family Health for Vancouver Coastal Health – Aboriginal Health shares her reflections and lessons learned from her experiences as a mother and doula. She talks about approaches to decolonizing birth, how to make space for Indigenous birth workers, and ways to support birth as a site of Indigenous resurgence and intergenerational healing. Download the slides here.