Confronting Medical Colonialism: “Fighting for a Hand to Hold” Online Speaking Tour

Samir Shaheen-Hussain, author of Fighting for a Hand to Hold: Confronting Medical Violence against Indigenous Children in Canada (25% off with coupon code THEKIDSAREALRIGHT at, will be doing several online speaking events this month. For a complete list of future events, which will be updated as more are confirmed, click here.

7pm, Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Invited panelist, with Hilah Silver (moderator), Alicia Tukkiapik, Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel
“Decolonizing Healthcare: A Roadmap for Activism”
Extinction Rebellion Justice Tio’tia:ke/Montreal, Extinction Rebellion Youth, Extinction Rebellion Santé

6pm, Thursday, November 19, 2020
Invited panelist, with Jessica Quijano (moderator), Carrie Martin, Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel, Richard Budgell, Wanda Gabriel
“Fighting for a Hand to Hold: Medical Colonialism and Resistance to the Healthcare Establishment”
Organized by: QPIRG-Concordia and QPIRG-McGill
Co-hosted by: Frigo Vert, Microbiology & Immunology Student’s Association (MISA) of McGill University, McGill Science Undergraduate Society’s Social Sustainability Committee

1pm, Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Invited panelist, with Alicia Tukkiapik and Kharoll-Ann Souffrant
La santé, Série de Conversations La Vie des Noir.e.s Compte & Anti-Racisme
Expériences Canada

5pm, Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Invited guest speaker
“Fighting for A Hand to Hold: Confronting Medical Colonialism against Indigenous Children in Canada”
Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine and Faculty of Health Sciences’ Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Office
Queen’s University


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