At the Edge of Canada: Indigenous Research presents interviews with researchers about their work with Aboriginal peoples. The objective is to assist people in better understanding Indigenous people, our issues and the often asked Google term “what is aboriginal.” It is originally produced as a radio broadcast on UMFM 101.5 FM in Winnipeg Manitoba and hosted by Dr Robert-Falcon Ouellette while working at University of Manitoba. He is now an Member of Parliament in Ottawa. Ekosani.
Professor Kim MacKay-McNabb Aboirginal Health, HIV/AIDS: Community-based Researcher using Action-based Research.
Kim McKay-McNabb, Assistant Professor, Department of Science.
Kim has been a faculty member since 2006. She is originally from
Sakimay First Nation in Saskatchewan. She was born in Regina and has
lived here most of her life. She is the mother of five children, one of
who attended the First Nations University of Canada; Kim hopes that the
others will consider attending First Nations University when they are
old enough. Kim is an alumnus from the Saskatchewan Indian Federated
College where she received her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Arts
(Psychology) and her Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology. She
is currently completing the requirements for her Doctorate, in Clinical
Psychology at the University of Regina. She will be one of the few First
Nations Registered Psychologists in Canada once she completes her
degree. Kim also coordinates the National First Nations Environmental
Contaminants Program (NFNECP). This program is administered at the First
Nations University of Canada in partnership with First Nations Inuit
Health Branch, Research and Monitoring Section and the Assembly of First
Nations. The objective of the NFNECP is to help the First Nations of
Canada assess the extent of their exposure to environmental contaminants
and the potential for associated risk to their health and well being
for more information). Her research interests are Environmental Health,
Aboriginal Health, Aboriginal communities and HIV/AIDS. She is a
community-based researcher who believes in action-based research.