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The waniska Centre is a team led by dedicated Indigenous researchers and Knowledge holders to specifically address the inequities of HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV), and other sexually transmitted blood-borne infections (STBBI) in Indigenous communities of Saskatchewan and Manitoba..
This RFP is an open call for consultants to provide a comprehensive proposal on strategies to consult Indigenous people within Canada to create a CanHepC Prairie Region Roadmap for the elimination of Hepatitis C in the region. The successful application will have knowledge of Indigenous ways, including understanding protocol, reciprocality, and respectful consultation processes. The successful applicant will adopt an approach to consultation grounded in Indigenous principles and understand Indigenous people's trauma resulting from historical and current colonialist systems and policies. The methods proposed by the applicant will also adopt the etuaptmumk (a Two-eyed Seeing approach). Additionally, the applicant will have high political acuity to navigate the relationships between First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.