HSABC Webinar: Cultural Safety Framework
February 23, 2023, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
We can not do better until we know better; in this webinar, we will look deeply at what frames, supports, upholds, and creates culturally safe spaces for Indigenous Peoples.
Bio: Judith Wesley
Ama Sa, Simogyet xSimgitgiigeenx wah’yii. Wilnaltaahl wilps miluulak/xSimgitgiigeenx. LaxSeel Pdeek’y Gitxsan Nation. Judith Wesley is a hereditary chief of the Gitxsan Nation; her traditional chief name is xSimgitgiigeenx. She belongs to the house of Miluulak/xSimgitgiigeenx and came from the frog clan of the Gitxsan nation. Judith is a mother to 2 amazing and kind-hearted sons. In her role as Training & Capacity Specialist at the Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA), Judith creates space for non-Indigenous people to take notice of what is in mind, body, and spirit when working with Indigenous people, as well as their own organizations and wellness journeys. Judith specializes in organizational cultural safety and is an Indigenous-Focused Orientated Trauma and Trauma Complex Therapy Practitioner (Justice Institute of BC). Judith is a leader in the decolonization and implementation of programs based on Gitxsan traditional parenting and teachings of Knowledge Keepers/Elders. “The attempt to escape from pain, is what creates more pain” ~ Gabor Mate.