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Elders-in-Residence Program

Elders-in-Residence Program

The Elders-in-Residence program is available to all students at McMaster at the main campus in Hamilton, as well as, the regional campuses of Waterloo and Niagara.

The Elders-in-Residence program increases awareness and understanding of history, traditions, and culture for all students by providing students access to Elders who are actively engaged in their communities and culture. 

Waterloo Campus

Waterloo Campus

Elder Schedule for the Waterloo Campus

Niagara Campus

Niagara Campus

Elder Schedule for the Niagara Campus

Bertha Skye

Grandfather Teachings Part 1

Grandfather Teachings Part 2

The Value of Native Medicine Part 1

The Value of Native Medicine Part 2

Being an Elder at Mac

Gifts from the Creator

Elder Bertha Skye talks about Allergies

Elder Bertha Skye talks about Rat Root

Elder Bertha Skye talks about Labrador Tea

Elder Bertha Skye talks about Birch trees as Medicine

Elder Bertha talks about the power of Cedar

ISHS Elders Speak - Bertha Skye

Myeengun Henry

Seeking Balance

Renee Thomas-Hill

Renewing our relationship with Grandmother Moon

Elize Hartley

About the Métis People Part 1

About the Métis People Part 2

Métis Regalia

Métis Medicine

Michif Losing Métis Language

The 7 Grandfather Teachings of the Métis

The Métis Sash

Métis Medicines

Importance of the Feather

Elder Elize Hartley talks about Indigenous Health issues at IPE 2011

Elize Hartley Explains the ISHS Logo

ISHS Elders Speak: Elize Hartley

Lorna Hill

Lorna Hill Part 1

Lorna Hill Part 2

Lorna Hill Part 3

Lorna Hill Part 4

Gerard Sagassige

Gerard Sagassige Part 1

Gerard Sagassige Part 2

Gerard Sagassige Part 3

Gerard Sagassige Part 4

Healing Journey

Life's Principles

Sharing My Medicine

Sharing My Medicine: Elders Teachings is an innovative method of integrating social media with the traditional knowledge of our Elders. The text provides a snapshot of some of the words captured in the podcasts and are developed from our Elders-in-Residence Progam.

About the Indigenous Health Sciences Office (ISHS) at McMaster University

Archive

Elder Elize Hartley explains the ISHS Logo

ISHS Elders Speak - Bertha Skye

ISHS Elders Speak - Elize Hartley

Elder Elize Hartley talks about the 7 Grandfather Teachings of the Metis

Elder Bertha Skye "Being an Elder at Mac"

Elder Bertha Skye "Grandfather Teachings Part 1"

Bertha Skye "Grandfather Teachings Part 2"

Gerard Sagassige Part 1

Gerard Sagassige Part 2

Gerard Sagassige Part 3

Gerard Sagassige Part 4

Elders Teachings: Life's Principles

Bertha Skye "The Value of Native Medicine Part 1"

Bertha Skye "The Value of Native Medicine Part 2"

Elize Hartley "Métis Medicines"

Elder Bertha Skye talks about Birch trees as Medicine

Elder Bertha Skye talks about the power of Cedar

Elder Bertha Skye talks about the Rat Root

Elder Bertha Skye talks about Labrador Tea

Lorna Hill Part 1

Lorna Hill Part 2

Lorna Hill Part 3

Lorna Hill Part 4

Elder Elize Hartley talks about the importance of the Feather

Elize Hartley "Métis Regalia"