2019 Wise Practices & Skills Building Gathering — Indigenous Research

Please join the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) and the AHA Centre on the unceded Territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) Nation for the 2019 Wise Practices and Skills Building Gathering!

THEME: New Knowledge. New Skills. New Moon

WHEN: August 26-30, 2019

WHERE: Hotel Omni-Royal Montreal

1050 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3A 2R6

HOW: more information and forms for Registration, Abstracts, Scholarships and more can be found here: https://www.ahacentre.ca


GATHERING GOAL: To engage participants in a forum to discuss, share and model wise practices grounded in programs and research that embodies the living and lived experiences of Indigenous Peoples.


  • To increase uptake and application of research findings in policy and practice
  • To share program-related initiatives
  • To increase the number of community-based researchers with knowledge of Indigenous CBR design and data analysis available to undertake HIV and AIDS and/or Hep C research in Indigenous communities.
  • To increase opportunities for ongoing knowledge translation regarding research findings and support scale-up of effective programming with stakeholders engaged in the response to issues related to Indigenous Peoples, HIV and AIDS and/or Hep C.