Aanoodizewin: The Commercial Determinants of Indigenous Health
Aanoodizewin is a podcast by Professor Amy Shawanda and Daniel Eisenkraft Klein, academics who have studied the commercial determinants of health in the context of Indigenous communities. In this podcast, they receive expert guests from around the world to discuss how different industries affect and have affected the health of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and worldwide.
About the hosts
Dr. Amy Shawanda
Contributing Researcher and Podcast Host
Amy Shawanda, PhD is a proud Odawa Kwe from Manitoulin Island’s Wikwemikong Unceded Territory. She is an educator, storyteller, visionary, and berry picker. She is an assistant professor and researcher in Indigenous health at McGill University’s Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Currently, she is the Theme Lead for the project entitled “Towards Sleep Equity: Understanding and Addressing Intersectional Risk and Resilience Factors in the Promotion of Healthy Sleep.” Amy’s primary research interest is on sleep, nutrition, physical exercise, mental health, and the Indigenous Commercial Determinants of Health. She is community driven, generationally inspired, and social justice oriented. Dr. Shawanda has a focus on strengthening Indigenous ways being, doing, knowing, and healing.