Start date: January 6, 2019 (for one semester)
Duration: Winter Semester Coop placement; 12 weeks, 35 hrs/wk
The Bras d’Or Lakes CEPI Project is one of nine projects across Canada supported by A Shared Future(ASF). ASF is a five-year program of research funded by the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR). In the spirit of reconciliation and nation-to-nation relationship building, each of the nine ASF projects aim to reconcile Indigenous and Western knowledge systems within collaborative organizations.
The Collaborative Environmental Planning Initiative (CEPI)is a 14-year-old partnership between all levels of Canadian Government and First Nations focused on the health and well-being of the Bras d’Or Lakes. Since the beginning, CEPI has been guided by the principles of Etuaptmunk (Two-Eyed Seeing).
The successful candidate will assist with Phase 1 on the Bras d’Or Lakes CEPI Project. The purpose of Phase 1 is to explore stories of Etuaptmunk (Two-Eyed Seeing) within CEPI to understand how it can be implemented as the CEPI grows and changes.
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