Dr. Jennifer Leason

Indigenous Health & Wellness

Teacher, Mentor, and Artist

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Dr. Jennifer Leason

"GWAYOOSHGAWIN" (BALANCE)

Teaching

  • Indigenous Studies
  • Historical & Contemporary Anthropology
  • Gender Studies
  • Support Certificate

Service

  • Family
  • Community
  • Students
  • Indigenous Mentorship
  • University
  • Provincial
  • National
  • International

Reconciliation

TRC Calls to Action:

  • Build student capacity for intercultural understanding and mutual respect.
  • Skills based training in intercultural competence training, conflict resolution, human rights and anti-racism.

Research

INDIGENOUS HEALTH & WELL BEING

WOMEN'S HEALTH

MATERNAL-CHILD & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

INDIGENOUS MATERNITY EXPERIENCES

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

GENDER & HEALTH

About Jen

My name is Jennifer Leason and my Saulteaux name is Kessis Sagay-Yas Egett Kwé: First Shining Rays of Sunlight Woman. I am of diverse Canadian ancestry and self-identify as a Saulteaux- Métis Anishinaabek. My maternal Indigenous roots are from Duck Bay, Pine Creek First Nation and Camperville, Manitoba; and my paternal Ukrainian-Norwegian roots are from Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan.

Contact Dr. Jennifer Leason

EARTH SCIENCES #752
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
2500 UNIVERSITY DRIVE NW
CALGARY, AB

Dr. Leason's Courses

Contemporary Indigenous Affairs
Indigenous Peoples Health
Ethnographic Survey of Indigenous Peoples

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