Ktunaxa healthcare research project honoured at awards ceremony – My East Kootenay Now

The following links offer background on the xaȼqanaǂ ʔitkiniǂ project methodology, ongoing community activities and press releases.

Pronunciation of Project Names
Conference Keynotes & Presentations
  • Horsethief, C. (May 12, 2021). Transforming Indigenous research discussions: From subject, to acknowledgement, to participant. Cultural Resources Protection Summit 2021 Keynote. Recording available from
  • Horsethief, C. (October 7, 2021). Person-oriented Research from an Indigenous Perspective. Putting Patients First 2020 Keynote. October 7, 2020.
  • Horsethief, C. (March 15, 2019). One Truth about Reconciliation: Indigenous Context and Nuance Matter. Learning Through Intercultural Intersections 2019 Keynote. March 15, 2019.
  • Horsethief, C. (May 31, 2018). ʔuk̓niɬwiytiyaɬa: Reconciliation, in the age of reconciliation. 2018 Rural Health Services Research Conference Keynote. May 31, 2018.
  • xaȼqanaǂ ʔitkiniǂ (Many Ways of Working On the Same Thing): Sharing Lessons Learned through Community-Driven, Culturally-Informed Co-Learning and Co-Creation of Knowledge. Putting Patients First 2020 panel presentation. October 8, 2020.
  • xaȼqanaǂ ʔitkiniǂ (Many Ways of Working On the Same Thing) research project. 2018 Rural Health Services Research Conference presentation. May 31, 2018.
  • Horsethief, C. (2021, June 9). Tips for interviewing Ktunaxa participants. Retrieved from
  • Horsethief, C. (2021, June 15). Three Ktunaxa research models. Retrieved from
Press Releases