Article: SAIIC Board of Directors, “Report from The International Symposium on Public Policy and Traditional Health Systems,” Abya Yala News 8, no. 1,2 (1994): 34-35. Accessed December 12, 2018. http://saiic.nativeweb.org/ayn/document/1585.
Abstract: Indigenous people, doctors, traditional and Western researchers came together in Ottawa, Canada to discuss policy and public health for indigenous communities. The symposium is one in a series of meetings including the Pan-American Health Organization. Views on research, health, and cures differed greatly between western researchers and indigenous representatives. Indigenous people rose concerns about lack of cultural sensitivity in health policy.