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Cassandra J. Opikokew Wajuntah

Assistant Professor
Indigenous Health
Phone:
309.790.5950 ext. 3215
Email:
cwajuntah@firstnationsuniversity.ca

Credentials:

  • PhD in Public Policy (ABD)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • BA in Journalism (BAJ)
  • Certificate in Indigenous Communication Arts (INCA)

Research Interests:

  • Child and Youth Health
  • Indigenous Governance
  • Indigenous Health
  • Indigenous Methodologies
  • International Indigenous Health
  • Policy Development

Expertise:

  • Ethics
  • Indigenous Governance
  • Indigenous Health
  • Indigenous Methodologies
  • Indigenous Policymaking
  • Participatory and Community-based Research
  • Public Policy
  • Public Administration
  • Training and Evaluation

Courses Taught:

  • INHS 100.3 – Indigenous Health Studies 
  • INHS 101.3 – Indigenous Health Studies 
  • INHS 200.3 – Traditional Health
  • INHS 210.3 – Contemporary Indigenous Health Issues
  • INHS 300.3 – Indigenous Community Research
  • INHS 320.3 – Indigenous Health
  • INHS 360.3 – Community Placement
  • INHS 365.3 – Community Placement Seminar
  • INHS 400.3 – Indigenous Research in Practice
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