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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.

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