Dr. Elder Roberta Price Honouring Event
22 Jun 2021
On June 21, 2021 we came together as a nursing community, holding our hands high, to honour Dr. Elder Roberta Price following being conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws.
Dr. Elder Roberta Price is a Coast Salish Matriarch and Elder of the Snuneymuxw and Cowichan Nations who has been sharing her knowledge and experiences in classrooms, healthcare settings, and communities for 35+ years. Dr. Elder Roberta’s relationship with the School of Nursing spans over 15 years as a researcher, teacher, and colleague. In 2018, she became the lead Elder for the BSN course on “Promoting Indigenous Peoples’ Health”. Soon after, she was appointed as the Lead Elder for the Indigenous Advisory Circle to the School of Nursing.
Doctor and Elder Roberta Price continues to impact the health and wellbeing of many.