X’beil li Kawilal: Health and Leadership Program for Young Women

The X’beil li Kawilal means “path to health” in the Q’eqchi’ language. The program focuses on adolescent and young women in indigenous rural communities in the department of Alta Verapaz in Guatemala. Objectives: Strengthen self health care, reproductive health and nutrition. Promote self-esteem, confidence, decision-making, health and personal development. Discourage… Continue reading

The Need to Publicly Disclose Diseases on BC Fish Farms

Sam Harrison, law student at the Environmental Law Centre, University of Victoria, spoke at the recent Hakai Research Exachange. Here is the abstract of his presentation: Diseases originating on fish farms have the potential to spread to wild salmon and cause catastrophic damage to coastal ecosystems. In partnership with the Wuikinuxv First… Continue reading