Mi’kmaq youth preview health science careers with Indigenous twist at unique summer camp

The group is learning about what healthcare jobs are like through a cultural lens

Trina Roache
APTN National News
In Nova Scotia, a summer camp to get Mi’kmaq youth hooked on science seems to be working.

The camp is meant to give a glimpse into what a career in health sciences might be like.

One graduate of the camp says it changed her life.

 

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.