WICC 2019 - The 2nd World Indigenous Cancer Conference is coming to Calgary, Alberta, Canada from September 16-19, 2019 and the public is invited!
WICC 2019 is dedicated to focusing on cancer among Indigenous populations globally and is a multidisciplinary gathering of researchers, allied health professionals, advocacy groups, Indigenous Elders/Knowledge Holders, traditional practitioners and community groups, and leaders from around the world to discuss innovations and advancements in cancer research with Indigenous peoples.
The theme of the WICC 2019 is ‘Respect, Reconciliation, and Reciprocity: Connecting Across Knowledge Systems’.
The conference aims to provide a forum for sharing new insights and improvements in cancer research with Indigenous people globally since WICC 2016. Events will focus on the critical challenges of improving cancer outcomes among Indigenous peoples. Additionally, cultural programming and opportunities for land-based learning will ground the events and activities of the conference in Indigenous perspectives and understandings of health and wellness.
Academy Award Winner Buffy Sainte-Marie & Juno Award Winner Susan Aglukark will be performing at the AFNIGC – WICC 2019 Gala on September 18, 2019. Both Sainte-Marie & Aglukark have garnered a reputation as proud & strong Canadian Indigenous Women who captivated their global audiences with their music, activism, humanitarian efforts, culture, and knowledge! The World Indigenous Cancer Conference is proud and beyond excited to have these beautiful Indigenous Women joining the fight against Indigenous Cancer.
WICC 2019 is a collaborative partnership with the Canadian Indigenous Research Network Against Cancer and host sponsor Alberta Health Services. These events are supported by the Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
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The World is Gathering in Calgary, Save the Date & Don't Miss It! For more information, visit our website at http://WICC2019.com
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Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Research & Cultural Programming
2019 WICC Sponsorship Package
2019 WICC Schedule