Author: Ashley Monture BA
In 2015 the Truth and Reconciliation Commission presented 94 calls to action that would be beneﬁcial in furthering the reconciliation eﬀorts between Canada and Indigenous people. Of these 94 calls to action, Actions 18 through 24 touch on the topic of health. This review explores the beneﬁts and importance of future physicians understanding and implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action in their practice. This review also discusses the importance for future physicians to understand the historical impact that continues to aﬀect the health of Indigenous people and how these impacts can be addressed through methods that would best suit Indigenous well-being and healing.
Keywords: TRC, Indigenous Health, Indigenous Knowledge