The National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) is hosting a webinar on May 26. The topic is First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples and Physical Activity during COVID-19.
The webinar will focus on the importance of creating awareness around the importance of physical activity, recreation and sport, as well as the historical and contemporary realities of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada.
This webinar will review innovative approaches and strategies that prioritize Indigenous experiences, practices, and community voices. In addition, the webinar will examine concepts of accessibility, participation, and engagement in relation to physical activity, sport, and recreation programs and resources for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, families, and communities.
Participants in the webinar will learn about opportunities and benefits for Indigenous youth and community engagement in the context of physical activity and sport. Finally, the webinar will explore strategies to begin and/or maintain physical activity in the context of COVID-19 and beyond.
The webinar takes place on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, from 10:00 am – 11:30 am PST and will be available as a recorded video afterward.
Visit the NCCIH website to register for the webinar and learn more about the presenters.